I am 49years old, still having regular periods and showing minor signs of menopause. I have been having spontanoeous yellow discharge from one breast only very very small amount I have the sensation that I am leaking alot but there is no liquid during the day I only find that small amount on my pj's. I feel this may be a normal menopause thing. Is there any hurry to see a dr.??
Dear mkt: Nipple discharge is most often from benign conditions. 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.
Since this was a one-time occurrence, you may just want to monitor the situation. However, the following are general parameters. The time to worry about nipple discharge is when it
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