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Ladies: Reasons Why You Have Discharge From Your Nipple

Nipple discharge refers to the discharge or release of fluid out of the nipple of the breast. It can also be called watery breast. Nipple discharge could be normal. Nipple discharge is common during reproductive years, even if you're not pregnant or breastfeeding . Discharge is usually not serious. Still, it can be a sign of breast cancer, so it's worth talking about with a doctor.

According to Healthline, the following are the causes of nipple discharge:

1. Pregnancy

2. Breast injury

3. Breast infection

4. Cancer of the breast

5. Nipple stimulation

6. Hormonal imbalance

7. Some medication

When to see a doctor

Seeing a doctor for nipple discharge is always advised, especially if other symptoms are present, such as changes in breast size or shape. Any time a woman experiences nipple discharge that she is concerned about, she should see her doctor. This is especially true if she experiences any of the following symptoms that are associated with breast cancer:

1. A palpable lump in the breast

2. Change in size or shape of the breasts

3. Discharge from only one breast

4. Discharge that continues over the course of several days

5. Swelling under the armpit

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