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Nipple pain and milky white discharge after taking Cerazette. Side effect?

i am taking cerazette as Oracl contraceptive pill . i used familon.but i am doc suggested to switch to cerazetter.after using it for 5 months i experienced nipple pain and 2 drops of milky white nipple discharge when i pressed really hard from one of my nipples.the nipple pain is now gone.can it be a side effect of cerazette?
Asked On : Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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Hello. "Galactorrhea" is the term doctors use to describe milky nipple discharge that occurs when you're not nursing. There are a number of causes for galactorrhea, including oral contraceptives such as Femilon and Cerazette. Interestingly, some women develop galactorrhea when they stop taking estrogen-containing medications, such as Femilon, and switch to progestogen-only preparations, such as Cerazette.
Once galactorrhea develops, it's important to avoid stimulating your nipples, as this perpetuates the problem. Thus, you shouldn't squeeze your nipples, and make sure your bras fit well and don't cause nipple chafing.
If your nipple discharge recurs, see your physician for an evaluation.
I hope that answers your question!
Answered: Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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