Why do I have breast milk if I am not pregnant?

Galactorrhea. Having milky secretions in your breast outside of pregnancy could be due to hormonal disease. Most common causes of this are abnormal thyroid levels or abnormal prolactin levels. Please seee your obgyn to unmasked possible medical conditions.

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I'm making breast milk, but I am not pregnant? Why?

Get medical eval. Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. Read more...

Why am I producing breast milk if I'm not pregnant?

Galactorrhea. Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. Read more...

Can pregnant women take medications or will it affect their breast milk?

Varies with the med. Some medications will transfer into breast milk and some do not. Whether or not their use is safe during breastfeeding is specific to the medication and or the dose. Discuss anything you need to take with the doc,letting them know your concern. Read more...