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What causes breast discharge, sometimes blood in men?

May 2013
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What causes Male breast discharge, sometimes bloody. Have had ultra sound and mamograms, all coming back clear!
Posted Sun, 15 Dec 2013 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 3 hours later
Brief Answer: Drugs, elevated prolactin levels, stimulation Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for the query. The possible causes for your breast discharge are: - Side effects of drugs like antihypertensives, tranquilizers, antacids or antidepressants etc. Antihistamines rarely can cause galactorrhea as a side effect. - In case of elevated prolactin levels like in prolactinomas or in hypothyroidism etc. - Excessive nipple manipulation due to skin rash or friction due to cloths etc. For more details : So, once consult general surgeon get examined and discuss these possibilities. With his advice you can go for investigations like thyroid profile, prolactin levels estimation etc. Then according the possible cause, treatment can be planned.
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