Is male nipple discharge possible?

Yes. It is very rare. But if present it definitely needs to be check by an expert in breast care to rule out an undrlying malignancy.

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What does it mean if you have male nipple discharge?

Male galactorrhea. May be the sign of a pituitary tumor. Or, chronic stimulation, or infection. Check in with your doctor to see if there is gynecomastia and what if anything to do next. Read more...

I'm having spontaneous clear nipple discharge and I'm a male. What could this be?

Need to check. There are many causes of nipple discharge. It may be due to hormonal changes. But especially in men (and also women) a lesion within a duct can be present which may be benign or malignant. You definitely need to check with your health care prodider and most likey you will be sent to see a breast care specialist unless they find a hormonal abnormality for which an endocrinologist may be consulted. Read more...

Does nipple discharge always indicate cancer among men?

No. Nipple discharge may be due to many different factors other than cancer, in a man or a woman. Discharge that is watery or bloody, spontaneous, and/or coming from one nipple is concerning for a cancer. If a man has this type of discharge and no palpable lump in the breast, the next test to get is a mammogram. Read more...
Not always. Certainly suspicious, especially if the discharge is clear. You should see a doctor, and, obtain a good physical exam, mammogram and ultrasound to evaluate. Read more...

What causes nipple discharge?

Various causes. Nipple discharge can be normal for some. In general, white, milky, yellow and green can be normal. Blood or a brownish color can suggest a more serious condition. If this is a new finding, you should contact your doctor for evaluation. Read more...

I have nipple discharge. Whitish?

Galactorrhea. Galactorrhea is the term for secretion of milk from the breasts that is not related to pregnancy or nursing. The leakage is usually from both breasts and from multiple ducts on the nipple (instead of just one duct). If you have not breastfed in over a year, you should see your doctor for an evaluation, including labwork. Read more...

Why do I have white nipple discharge?

Uncertain. 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...
Possibly normal. The breast/nipple can have discharge/drainage of many different colors. White discharge is likely a benign discharge, but see your doctor to have it checked out. Read more...