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Experiencing abnormal secretion of milk, taking cap. What more tests can be done? What can be the remedy?

Regards, my wife is experiencing abnormal secretion of milk for about a month now. Se as been prescribed B Lon tablets without any help. Se was also prescribed Caboline Tab but to no help. Two injections of Mixoen of 1ml eac were also given 4 days back but still problem remains te same. Wat more tests can be done & wat can be te remedy. er Tyroid Profile & Blood Test for prolactin as come out normal
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thank you for your query.

It is possible to produce breast milk when not pregnant for several different reasons.
The hormone responsible for milk production is called prolactin. It is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain.

the common causes are-
1.medications such as metaclopromide
2.A rare cause of high prolactin levels is a benign growth in the pituitary gland that over-stimulates the prolactin releasing tissue
3.In older women, a condition called 'duct ectasia' can cause a milky discharge from the nipple

Earlier high dose estrogens and Bromocriptine was used to to suppress lactation.
nowadays supportive measure are used.
To relieve breast engorgement and pain you might:

Wear a supportive bra
Apply ice packs to your breasts
Take over-the-counter pain relievers

thank you,
wishing you good health
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