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What causes breast discharge post taking Brmocriptine

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Dr. Mahesh Koregol

Infertility Specialist

Practicing since :2000

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Posted on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 in Getting Pregnant
Question: hi Doc,
liquid comes from my wife's breast when she presses the nipples, she has been on brmocriptine for 3 months. we were told the medication should help stop it. but its not stopping it.
It also bothers us that it may impact her inability to conceive as we have been hoping to conceive for 8 months now.

please , what can we do.

she is on clomid I am now on oligocare .
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Pituitary gland evaluation by endocrinologist

Detailed Answer:

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) This seems to be due to hyperprolactinemia.

2) This is due to resence of high levels of serum prolactin.

3) Bromocriptine should have helped.

4) Please get serum prolactin levels checked. If you hvae recent report please let me know value.

5) She might need CT scan of pituitary gland after consulting endocrinologist.


Let me know if you have anymore questions.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Mahesh Koregol 5 minutes later
does this condition have anything to do with her not conceiving?
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Detailed Answer:

You are right.

Increased prolactin levels are associated with infertility.

Get it treated as soon as possible.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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