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Is nipple discharge normal during perimenopause?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Talk with your doc
Different things can cause nipple discharge, some more concerning than others.
It's important to check this out with your provider soon. Good job on being aware and taking care of this!

In brief: Talk with your doc
Different things can cause nipple discharge, some more concerning than others.
It's important to check this out with your provider soon. Good job on being aware and taking care of this!
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO,
There is something causing the discharge and it must be evaluated.
A physician cannot just "look" visually at a discharge and see that it is not a serious problem, usually, the discharge is benign. Only 5-9% of discharges are cancerous. But i don't know anyone who would take a "chance" on this issue. Consult a breast specialist. New techniques incl. Mri, ductoscopy, etc.

In brief: NO,
There is something causing the discharge and it must be evaluated.
A physician cannot just "look" visually at a discharge and see that it is not a serious problem, usually, the discharge is benign. Only 5-9% of discharges are cancerous. But i don't know anyone who would take a "chance" on this issue. Consult a breast specialist. New techniques incl. Mri, ductoscopy, etc.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not likely
Although hormonal fluctuations can cause many things, nipple discharge is not a common one.
I would discuss this with your dr to see if a further work-up (thyroid, pituitary, mammogram, etc) is indicated.

In brief: Not likely
Although hormonal fluctuations can cause many things, nipple discharge is not a common one.
I would discuss this with your dr to see if a further work-up (thyroid, pituitary, mammogram, etc) is indicated.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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