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White discharge through the left breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello My left breast is leaking a white substance and i know im not pregnant
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please provide your age, location, height, weight
User :   my left breast is leaking a white substance and i know im not pregnant been going on for one year 27
User :   52 120lbs
User :   27 years old
User :   5ft 2 in
User :   hello
Doctor :   is there pain, swelling, nodule in breast associated?
Doctor :   is there pain in axilla?
User :   pain tenderness to touch no axilla pain
Doctor :   have you been having regular periods?
User :   no
User :   miss one month and dr found cyst on my ovarie left
Doctor :   does the leaking of white substance associated all the time or does it come during a particular time in your menstrual cycle?
User :   he said it was a pea size and it would go away on my next menstration
User :   no its there when i do my monthly breast exam
Doctor :   was hormonal analysis done after the cyst was found in ovary?
User :   when i press on it
User :   yes every disease test came back normal
User :   no
Doctor :   was anytime FSH, LH, Prolactin, TSH levels checked for you?
User :   no
User :   dont think so
Doctor :   sometimes a small amount of leak is normal while self breast examination
User :   no
User :   i dont think so
Doctor :   getting the above mentioned test swill rule out any other problems
Doctor :   *will
Doctor :   and if tests come abnormal, then treatment should be initiated
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