This I am hoping has nothing to do with cancer. My question is on my right breast I have a clear oozing ocassional and if I squeeze on it it will also come out. I was told that maybe it was a pituitary gland problem. Any advise should I be getting this checked?
Dear Donname888: Many women have some type of nipple discharge or fluid when their breasts are squeezed, and its normal. Squeezing the nipple sends message to the brain and the pituitary gland responds by increasing prolactin levels, which in turn produces discharge from the nipple. The discharge can come in a variety of colors - gray, green and brown as well as white. Some women are more prone to more discharge including women on; birth control pills, certain blood pressure medications or on major tranquilizers. These medications increase prolactin levels in the body. There is also certain life periods when a person is more likely to get discharge than others: there may be more discharge at puberty and at menopause than the years in-between. The time to worry about nipple discharge is when it’s spontaneous (comes out by itself without squeezing), keeps on happening, and is only on one side. If it is clear and sticky, like an egg white, or bloody. If this is happening, your daughter should be checked by her doctor.
The discharge has only once did it on its own without squeezing. It also is a clear and kinda of sticky. It also is just hap[pening on the right side. Thankd tou for your info I will make a doctor appointment. Can this be seroius????
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