Nipple discharge during pregnancy and breast-feeding is normal. Nipple discharge happens less commonly in women who aren't pregnant or breast-feeding. It may not be cause for concern, but it's wise to have it evaluated by a doctor to be sure. Men who experience nipple discharge under any circumstances should be evaluated. One or both breasts may produce a nipple discharge, either spontaneously or when you squeeze your nipples or breasts.
Nipple Problems and Discharge
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Yes, I did have this, some years back. I was told it was where possibly a drain had been taken out too early. The breast care nurse tried to take it away manually but ultimately it was taken away with the aid of ultrasound and needle at the same time and it wasn't even a big deal. Its very worrying for you and you may have to put the radiotherapy back a week but rest assured it was be sorted out. I know these things get you down, they did me and I wouldn't listen to anyone when they told me it was not uncommon! I think with everything else you have to cope with it is hard to be positive. So you are not alone, it does happen.
Is Nipple Discharge Normal?
The nipples can leak fluid at any time and it can happen in men as well as women. It may be normal but you should ask your doctor about it if you notice it and worry about it. Nipple discharge happens more likely in women and is more likely to be benign in nature; however, if it occurs in men, this is usually some kind of problem. In men, the white stuff coming out of nipple is usually tinged with blood and a doctor needs to check it. If there is white stuff discharged from nipple, it usually happens when the nipples are being squeezed or are related with the following conditions.
Lori over a year ago. Scared and Frightened! Couldn't find what you looking for? New Reply Follow New Topic. Lori over a year ago The good thing is that the discharge is present only upon stimulation ie squeezing.