Discharge from nipple?

Nipple discharge. Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel.
Mastitis to worse... Given I do not know your age, health status, pregnant or not pregnant the best answer is this is not normal and you need to be seen. I worry about infection, irritation and breast cancer. A good women's health expert can help you sort this out.

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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. Read more...

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...

Help please! Is discharge from nipples normal?

Yes but... It is less likely a medical problem if it is occuring from both nipples. However if it is brown or bloody colored, if the discharge is only coming out of 1 nipple, see a breast surgeon. Read more...

Is discharge from nipple normal?

Not normal if you're. Not in your reproductive years. Could be a sign of high prolactin level from a tumor in the brain, prolactinoma or could be from breast cancer. Go see your gyn for reassurance. Read more...
It can be. Many women can express a small amount of discharge from the nipple. However, spontaneous discharge (comes out on its own) should be evaluated. It could be simple benign fibrocystic changes, inflammation or infection or other benign causes. Bloody nipple discharge, or a persistent clear discharge from the same spot, can be signs of cancer. Read more...
No. Discharge from nipple needs urgent attention and consult with doctor. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: discharge from nipple?

Nipple discharge. There are many characteristics of nipple discharge. This can occur from one or both nipples. The discharge can be a variety of colors including, white, green, brown, clear, black, red. Disharge can be coming from duct/hole of the nipple or multiductal. Typically, most nipple discharges are benign. A bloody, nipple discharge can be worrisome as a sign of cancer. Read more...