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When I squeeze my breast i get a dark discharge from my

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when I squeeze my breast i get a dark brown discharge from my nipple. should I worry about this or is this normal.
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This is usually nothing to worry about , but it must be evaluated by a doctor

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they were not much help

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Customer:

whay is the cause of this

Customer:

what causes brown discharge

Dr B :

There are many possible causes, which include a breast cyst, mammary duct ectasia, breast trauma, intraductal pappilomas, medication and fibroadenomas

Customer:

can cancer cause this

Dr B :

yes, it can, usually it is not the cause though

Customer:

is this something that can clear up on it own

Dr B :

Yes, it may clear up on its own, but you will never know what caused it, so it is better to have it evaluated by a doctor

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Customer:

I sometimes have pain between my breast and shoulder. should I have this checked soon or can it wait until my next doctors appointment in 3 months

Dr B :

You should have it checked out soon, 3 months is too long to wait

Customer:

ok thanks for you help

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You're welcome
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