Nipple Discharge (Breast Discharge)

About- Nipple discharge or breast discharge is any fluid or other liquid that comes out of the nipple.
 
Types of Nipple discharge and Possible causes
Nipple discharge White, cloudy, yellow (pus-filled) discharge- Breast or nipple infection
Nipple discharge Green discharge- Breast cysts
Nipple discharge Brown or cheese-like discharge- Duct ectasia of breast
Nipple discharge Clear Discharge- Breast cancer
Nipple discharge Bloody Discharge- Papilloma or Breast cancer
 
Symptoms-
Nipple discharge Absence of menstruation
Nipple discharge Breast lump
Nipple discharge Breast pain or tenderness
Nipple discharge Breast size changes
Nipple discharge Breast swelling in the breast or around the nipple
Nipple discharge Dimple in breast
Nipple discharge Fatigue
Nipple discharge Fever
Nipple discharge Nausea or vomiting
Nipple discharge Nipple color changes
Nipple discharge Nipple itching
Nipple discharge The nipple may turn inward
Nipple discharge Redness

Causes-
Nipple discharge Abscess
Nipple discharge Birth control pills
Nipple discharge Breast cancer
Nipple discharge Breast injury or trauma
Nipple discharge Duct papilloma
Nipple discharge Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
Nipple discharge Endocrine disorders
Nipple discharge Excessive breast stimulation
Nipple discharge Fibrocystic breasts 
Nipple discharge Galactorrhea
Nipple discharge Mastitis
Nipple discharge Menopause
Nipple discharge Menstrual cycle hormone changes
Nipple discharge Paget's disease of the breast
Nipple discharge Periductal mastitis
Nipple discharge Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Nipple discharge Prolactinoma
Nipple discharge Underactive thyroid gland
Nipple discharge Use of certain medication that increases levels of the milk-producing hormone prolactin, such as antidepressants and tranquilizers
 
Specialist to Visit -
Nipple discharge Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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References-
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https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
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https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.medicinenet.com

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