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White spots on nipples, clear fluid leakage when squeezed. On loestrin 24fe. Cause?

I noticed that I have white spots on my nipples that leak a small bit of clear fluid when squeezed. I looked them up online and saw that they are associated with pregnancy but I have been taking Loestrin24 Fe for the past 3 months. Could there be another cause? I want to say that I have seen them there before but I can be certine.
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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The drug itself can be a reason for white / milky discharge from the nipple. The nipple is stained with the dried substance coming out of the nipple and appears as white spots. It is essential to check the breasts for any lumps, pain and fever to rule out infection inside the breast.

Apart from pregnancy there are number of other causes that cause milky discharge from the breast.
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