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hello, i am just wanting to see what could cause your breasts to leak milk. i had my tubes tied almost five years ago so i am pretty sure i am not pregnant(i have my period and i have taken several tests) i dont understand why this is happening. please if you know what causes this please let me know. thanks
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replied March 27th, 2011
The female breast responds to hormonal stimulation by becoming engorged, and secreting either a clear or milky discharge, at certain times during a woman's menstrual period. Less commonly, breast tumors (or even much less commonly, rare brain tumors) can sometimes cause a milky discharge from the breasts, as well.

New breast discharges should always be evaluated to ensure that there are no serious health problems associated with this very common symptom.


Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

Author, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race"

A landmark, evidence-based guide to a healthy cancer-prevention lifestyle, based on cutting-edge cancer research.
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