What is Galactorrhea?

Galactorrhea is a inappropriate lactation, discharge of milk like substance from breast, that is not associated with breastfeeding after pregnancy.

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I have a problem with mi nipple ,if i sqieze them they release something like milk,bt im nt pregnant and i never had a child before pliz help me

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What you have is galactorrhea and there are several conditions that can cause this, such as,

1. High levels of prolactin, which is a hormone...

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i have breastmilk while i am not pregnent
i am 31 years old. i sick from april by food poisoining then after 10 days my reports show typhoid . may,...

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Thanks for writing in to us.

Galactorrhea is a milky nipple discharge unrelated to the normal milk production of breast-feeding. Galactorrhea...

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is it normal for my breasts to start leaking again 18months after my last baby stopped feeding i have recently started lactating again more than 18...

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I am Dr Soumen Patra and answering your problem.
"Galactorrhea" is the technical term for spontaneous secretion of milk from the breasts when a...

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