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My partner and me had sex yesterday and he realise that a liquid leak from my right breast when he was playing with.Its quite a clear liquid. I dont undestand what its mean.


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replied July 29th, 2010
Second Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A14770
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. The clear discharge from breasts can be due to increased mechanical stimulation of the nipple due to fondling, suckling or irritation from clothing during exercise or activity. Drugs or hormones that stimulate prolactin secretion can cause spontaneous, persistent production of milk.

If the symptoms persist then other conditions need to be evaluated. First of all,mammary duct ectasia has to be ruled out. It causes one or more of the ducts beneath your nipple to become inflamed and clogged with a thick, sticky substance.

Second possibility is of galactorrhea which is a feature of hormonal imbalance, such as from taking birth control pills,an underactive thyroid gland.tumor (prolactinoma) or other disorder of the pituitary gland. Third possibility is of intraductal papilloma.It is a small, usually noncancerous (benign) growth that projects into a milk duct near your nipple.

Confirmation can be done only after mammogram for which I sincerely advise you to consult a gynecologist.I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.



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