What makes milky discharge from nipples?

Milk. Your breasts naturally produce milk. This is normal. Hormonal changes can sometimes make you produce more or less fluid from your nipples.

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Milky discharge from nipples. Is that from my bf sucking?

Breast discharge. Frequent squeezing of the breasts can stimulate milk secretion. Other causes are variety of drugs and xs prolactin secretion from the pituitary gland. Advise checking prolactin level . Non-milk secretion is normal ductal fluid. Read more...

Im23y virgin I have milky discharge from nipples with oligomenorrhea I had take contraceptive+metformine for 2y for suspected pcos stop it before 6m

Endo w/u. You may need an endocrine work up. Check prolactin, fsh and lh. Maybe an MRI of pituitary. Read more...
Need Full Evaluation. The assumption first is a problem with prolactin, the milk hormone. A fertility specialist can helps sort the hormonal issues out, as you may not actually have pcos. Although some women with pcos have a mildly elevated prolactin, it usually is not high enough to cause symptoms. It would be helpful to take a step back and actually do more testing. Read more...

I have clear and milky nipple discharge when squeezed both breast is this something I should be worried about?

Check prolactin. You have galactorrhea. This may be a benign condition but you should see a doctor to check your prolactin level, especially if you have any headaches and /or blurred vision. You could have a prolactin secreting tumor in your pituitary gland in your brain. Please see your doctor. Good luck. Read more...

How would I know if a brain lesion is the cause of a milky thick with blood tinge discharge coming from one nipple? Discharge remains everyday.

Nipple discharge. The brain tumor that can cause nipple discharge is called a pituitary prolactinoma. It secretes prolactin, the hormone responsible for the discharge. Since the cause is hormonal, it tends to affect both breasts. Unilateral discharge suggests a local etiology. Prolactin levels can be measured with a blood test, if yours are normal, a functional prolactinoma is highly unlikely. If high, MRI next. Read more...

Hello. I'm 20, female. And I started having nipple Discharge on April 20th. It's from both nipples buy mainly my left. It's a watery milky consistency. I just had my period on April 14 - 17.

Galactorrhea. check all Rxs and recreation drugs and herbals for being implicated in Glalctorrhea & stop any that are. Get pituitary hormones, thyroid, basic metabolic panel and UA done. Can be benign and due to sexual overstimulation but rule out other causes 1st. Read more...

Can you have a lump with nipple discharge milky no foul odor on one breast only and not be cancer?

Not cancer. Clear or serous fluid drainage from the nipple is not an indication of malignancy. In some instances bloody drainage may suggest presence of tumor. A lump with drainage probably is a cyst and if so should be aspirated. Mammogram of course is also part of the evaluation. Read more...

Green and white nipple discharge left side, milky discharge right side. Will soak bra pad. Horrible headaches. No sex drive. Not pregnant. Any advice?

Pituitary issue. The combination of headaches, nipple discharge and lack of sex drive may indicate that you have a pituitary gland issue that is producing too much prolactin, a hormone that normally stimulates milk production but in high quantities can interfere with other hormone levels. Pituitary gland enlargement can also cause headaches. The greenish discharge may indicate infection. Talk to your doctor! Read more...