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What causes your breast to discharge a clear/milky liquid if your not pregnant?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pituitary, meds

The two most common problems for discharge from both breasts is medications (antidepressants, antipsychotics, etc) and pituitary problems (check the prolactin blood level).
If only from one breast, sometimes this can be from a cyst, abscess, etc.

In brief: Pituitary, meds

The two most common problems for discharge from both breasts is medications (antidepressants, antipsychotics, etc) and pituitary problems (check the prolactin blood level).
If only from one breast, sometimes this can be from a cyst, abscess, etc.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nipple discharge

Could be secondary to increase activity of the pituitary gland, hypothyroidism, pituitary adenoma(tumor of the gland), medications, chronic stimulation of the nipples, breast cancer.
In any event this needs to be evaluated by physical exam and lab tests.

In brief: Nipple discharge

Could be secondary to increase activity of the pituitary gland, hypothyroidism, pituitary adenoma(tumor of the gland), medications, chronic stimulation of the nipples, breast cancer.
In any event this needs to be evaluated by physical exam and lab tests.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Dr. Nahrain Alzubaidi
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Prolactin or not

Either a rise in a hormone called prolactin from the pituitary gland due to many reasons or idiopathic (no reason can be found) causes are tumor , inflammation , hypothyroidis , medication , chest wall trauma etc.

In brief: Prolactin or not

Either a rise in a hormone called prolactin from the pituitary gland due to many reasons or idiopathic (no reason can be found) causes are tumor , inflammation , hypothyroidis , medication , chest wall trauma etc.
Dr. Nahrain Alzubaidi
Dr. Nahrain Alzubaidi
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