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Breast secretion diagnosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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User :   my breasts hav been releasing alot of liquid the past week. im only 16 and i am concerned is there something wrong?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr....
User :   hey
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What kind of a liquid is it?
User :   it like a milky colour
User :   and there is lots of it and it wont stop =(
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
User :   past 9 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about any fever?
User :   been gettin a bit dizzey lately an a bit sik everynow an then
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have pain in the breasts?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you get pain on pressing it?
User :   no
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   that does seem that there is no inflammation
User :   na there is none
Doctor :   Ok
User :   do you no wat is wrong?
Doctor :   Slight secretion is common during hormonal fluctuations
Doctor :   or sometimes during menstrual cycles
Doctor :   due to hormonal changes
Doctor :   You shall need to consult a Gynecologist and get an examination done
User :   its happened b4 but no where near as much as now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   where do i see that type of doctor
Doctor :   slight secretion is normal
Doctor :   You should see a Gynecologist
User :   yeh but there is lots?
Doctor :   Yes, that is the reason for which you should see the doctor
Doctor :   to get a complete evaluation done
User :   ok.
User :   do you no wat it could be? because i cant get to a doctor for another 3 weeks
Doctor :   the possibilities are
Doctor :   infection
Doctor :   hormonal fluctuation
Doctor :   injury(but less likely if it is same on both sides)
Doctor :   increased mechanical stimulation of the nipple due to fondling, suckling or irritation from clothing during exercise or activity
Doctor :   Drugs or hormones that stimulate prolactin secretion can cause spontaneous, persistent production of milk
Doctor :   Are you getting it?
User :   yeh ok
User :   i understand now
User :   could i be pregnant?
Doctor :   that has other symptoms which you should be aware of
Doctor :   like stoppage of periods
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period?
User :   month and a half ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   because i've been vomiting alot lately
Doctor :   Are the cycles usually regular?
User :   they are always changing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you have a sexual intercourse about 10 days after your periods?
User :   i cant remember
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can get a urine pregnancy test done
Doctor :   for confirmation
User :   ohk. i will try one of those
Doctor :   Do report back to your gynecologist after the test
Doctor :   irrespective of the result
Doctor :   for further management of your issue
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no thats all
User :   thank you
User :   =)
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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