I am experiencing nipple discharge and purple nipples?

Exam. Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast or nipples should be evaluated by your doctor. You may be seeing breast milk. If you have had a baby before this can be normal. In other cases it can be a sign of an elevated Prolactin hormonal level. Schedule a visit for an evaluation.

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I am experiencing nipple discharge. The following also describes me: Breast pain. What should I do?

Need to be checked. In your age nipple discharge especially if it is from both breasts is usually not from malignancy. However, there are so many causes for nipple discharge including physiologic, hormonal, infectious, fibrocystic, and neoplastic (benign and malignant) that makes it impossible to figure it out on this site. You need to be checked by a breast care provider. Read more...

I am experiencing nipple discharge. The following also describes me: Breast firmness. What should I do?

See a MD. Breast nipple discharge can occur from an elevation of a hormone called prolactin or from a growth in the breast itself. See a MD who can sort out the problem and even provide medication to stop a breast milk discharge from prolactin. Read more...

I am experiencing nipple discharge of dark green, breast tenderness to touch not pregnant and constant headaches. What's wrong with me?

Need to examine. The symptoms you described suggest infection/inflammation of the breast. It is imperative that you see a doctor for an evaluation to get the proper treatment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

What about nipple discharge is it serious?

Nipple discharge. Bilateral nipple discharge-while breastfeeding- is quite normal, obviously.Any other discharge that is different-needs to be seen and diagnosed by a physician knowlegeable in breast diseases. Five-nine% of discharges are cancerous while that is quite small, early diagnosis of cancer can be life-saving.A physician isn't able to "look" at a discharge or secretion and see that it is benign.Biopsy. Read more...
Dischargev.Secretion. Discharge is a pathologic process caused by a tumor or inflammation within a duct; secretion is a physiologic process. Discharge tends to occur spontaneously, from one duct orifice& is clear or bloody; secretion is elicited, milky-green, &bilateral. ~10% of discharge may be secondary to cancer, although this # goes down if mammogram and exam are normal. Pap smear of fluid or duct excision helpful. Read more...

Nipple discharge: clear sometimes whitish help?

DischargeORsecretion. Nipple secretion is a normal physiologic process; nipple discharge reflects an underlying cause such as a benign tumor, duct inflammation, or even a cancer. Ns is usually bilateral, from multiple ducts, and only when elicited. Nd is usually from one breast, one duct, spontaneous, and most concerning when clear or bloody. "when in doubt, check it out"--make an appointment to see your doctor. Read more...

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...