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Meli
January 28th, 2014, 11:24 AM
If any of you have had experience with unusual nipple discharge, could you please message me? Going into detail could get very personal very quickly and while I'm ok with it, I don't want to offend anyone else. Thanks.

Mimis-quilts
January 28th, 2014, 12:50 PM
The nurse in me is saying...GO TO THE DOCTOR. Could be mastitis or something worse.

Meli
January 28th, 2014, 01:18 PM
Been to the doc, prolactin levels normal (spontaneous lactation at 50 - after a lifetime of being purely decorative - would NOT be amusing!), waiting for pre-auth so I can an ultrasound, have approval to see a specialist, and know there may be a biopsy in my future.

HandsOffItsMine
January 28th, 2014, 01:20 PM
Glad you are proactive and got the specialist in the works! Always remember, early detection is key to the cure!

Prayers!

Huggers, Ruby

Bubby
January 28th, 2014, 01:55 PM
Get to a doctor as quickly as you can. My prayers are with you, Barb

rebeccas-sewing
January 28th, 2014, 02:30 PM
Get that checked out immediately. As far as I know that is NOT normal. A doctor visit is definitely a priority.

auntiemern
January 28th, 2014, 05:55 PM
I had it for years after nursing. Would still get that 'let down' feeling. Nothing wrong with boobs. It went away after I went through menopause. But glad you are being checked out.

WendyI
January 28th, 2014, 06:15 PM
Glad you are getting it looked at...take care.

HandsomeRyan
January 28th, 2014, 06:15 PM
I have no advice to add other than to say I hope you get it figured out and resolved quickly as that doesn't sound like much fun.

And to anyone who might be offended by your completely legitimate question: We all have bodies and they all do weird or gross things sometimes. I know that if anything weird goes on with little man and I can't talk to the Dr. right away I'll be asking here because we have the collective knowledge of hundreds of moms and grand-moms which is probably better than any med-school education in the world.

Meli
January 28th, 2014, 06:32 PM
Marilyn, having never given birth or nursed a baby, ANYTHING coming out of there is abnormal. THe girls -- like my other girl parts - are apparently purely decorative. Doc did check prolactin levels, just in case - at nearly 50 and after an entire adult life of infertility -- I suddenly start spontaneous lactation. Everything normal there.
I had it for years after nursing. Would still get that 'let down' feeling. Nothing wrong with boobs. It went away after I went through menopause. But glad you are being checked out.

Meli
January 28th, 2014, 06:47 PM
ROFL!!! Ryan, you're outstanding. Love your answer!


I have no advice to add other than to say I hope you get it figured out and resolved quickly as that doesn't sound like much fun.

And to anyone who might be offended by your completely legitimate question: We all have bodies and they all do weird or gross things sometimes. I know that if anything weird goes on with little man and I can't talk to the Dr. right away I'll be asking here because we have the collective knowledge of hundreds of moms and grand-moms which is probably better than any med-school education in the world.

GinnyKNC
January 28th, 2014, 07:12 PM
I have no advice to add other than to say I hope you get it figured out and resolved quickly as that doesn't sound like much fun.

And to anyone who might be offended by your completely legitimate question: We all have bodies and they all do weird or gross things sometimes. I know that if anything weird goes on with little man and I can't talk to the Dr. right away I'll be asking here because we have the collective knowledge of hundreds of moms and grand-moms which is probably better than any med-school education in the world.

So true! And on a lighter note HandsomeRyan this is a reminder for when little man arrives, keep this in mind...
66762

Mimis-quilts
January 28th, 2014, 07:48 PM
Meli, glad you went to the doctor...now be sure to get that ultrasound done and biopsy if one is needed. I'm not only a nurse, but specifically an oncology nurse...I see way too many people with cancer that just ignored symptoms that could have caught it early.

Meli
January 28th, 2014, 08:55 PM
Wow. I'm overwhelmed by the responses from everyone. Since none of you are being shy, I guess I won't be either. Last week, DH gave it a squeeze while we were lying in bed talking. It wasn't a hard squeeze, and certainly nothing new. A blob of goo came out, took us both by surprise, and both of us thought it was something to do with lactation. Then, of course, it became kind of a weird game to see if it would keep doing it. What comes out is straw colored and thick. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it's just an infected duct.

easyquilts
January 28th, 2014, 09:15 PM
If any of you have had experience with unusual nipple discharge, could you please message me? Going into detail could get very personal very quickly and while I'm ok with it, I don't want to offend anyone else. Thanks.

The paramedic in me is also saying GO TO YOUR DOCTOR....NOW!

Monique
January 28th, 2014, 09:35 PM
It doesn't sound normal to me and I would be tripping over myself getting to the doctor's office. I will pray that it turns out to be 'nothing' major.

CountryHut
January 28th, 2014, 11:33 PM
that happened in my world - many moons ago . . it was all that pre-menopausal crap -- ended up being a cyst inside of another cyst that needed to aspirated

JCY
January 29th, 2014, 12:14 AM
I suggest you google "Discharge from Nipple" & read the various web sites. What I read is: This condition is called Galactorrhea & happens in about 1/2 of women of child bearing age. Most of the time it's not anything to be concerned about, but it's important to see your dr. to be sure. If you're not satisfied with your dr., always get a 2nd opinion. Better to be safe than let something go & be sorry. I can imagine how worried you are. Let us know how things turn out. Best wishes, JCY