When I press my nipple water comes out?

When I press my nipple water comes out?

Definition. Nipple discharge refers to any fluid that seeps out of the nipple of the breast. Nipple discharge during pregnancy and breast-feeding is normal. Nipple discharge happens less commonly in women who aren’t pregnant or breast-feeding.

Is it normal to have fluid come out of your nipples?

Nipple discharge is any fluid or other liquid that comes out of your nipple. You might have to squeeze the nipple to get the fluid to come out, or it could seep out on its own. Nipple discharge is common during reproductive years, even if you’re not pregnant or breastfeeding. Discharge is usually not serious.

Can you test nipple discharge?

Doctors diagnose nipple discharge with a medical history and physical exam. Tests doctors use to identify the cause of the discharge include: Imaging: Tests including mammography (breast X-ray) , ultrasound and MRI and can help reveal a cause.

What are the three classifications of nipple discharge?

Nipple discharge can be serous (yellow), mucinous (clear and watery), milky, sanguineous (bloody), purulent, multicolored and sticky, or serosanguineous (pink).

What can cause discharge from nipple?

Possible causes of nipple discharge include:

  • Abscess.
  • Birth control pills.
  • Breast cancer.
  • Breast infection.
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
  • Endocrine disorders.
  • Excessive breast stimulation.
  • Fibrocystic breasts (lumpy or rope-like breast tissue)

How can I get rid of nipple discharge?

Use a medication to shrink the tumor or have surgery to remove it. Try a medication, such as bromocriptine (Cycloset, Parlodel) or cabergoline, to lower your prolactin level and minimize or stop milky nipple discharge. Side effects of these medications commonly include nausea, dizziness and headaches.

Should I worry about nipple discharge?

Nipple discharge can be alarming to many women. But discharge that occurs only when the nipple and breast are squeezed may not be a cause for concern. The risk of cancer when nipple discharge is the only symptom is fairly low. A lump with the discharge will be of primary concern to your healthcare provider.

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