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Prolactin hormone levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   ihave a question abut lactation
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
proceed with your query
User :   i have had 2 children...the youngest being two
Doctor :  
User :   i checked myself for brest cancer tonight and saw that I am producin milk
User :   is this normal
User :   its been almost 3 years since i gave birth
Doctor :  
User :   or does this mean or is a sign i could be preg? I had intercourse wees ago for the first tie in 9 months
User :   3 weeks ago
Doctor :  
are you having regular periods
User :   im on the implanon
User :   so they are never reg
Doctor :  
User :   but i have not had it since jan
User :   but again i just had intercourse 3 weeks ago for the first time since like last JUNE
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
it is not a sign of pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and in early part of pregnancy milk is not produced
Doctor :  
either it is not the sign of breast cancer also
User :   ok so is this normal for me to still see this almost 3 years after my last child?
Doctor :  
it is unusual to have milk after three years
User :   is it a sign of cancer?
Doctor :  
no it is not sign of breast cancer
Doctor :  
you can get the prolactin hormone levels checked in the blood
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