Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Discharge from the Nipple 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Discharge from the Nipple.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Discharge from the Nipple.
  1. Benign Breast Disease
  2. Breast Disease
  3. Fibrocystic Breast Disease
There are 6 somewhat common conditions that can cause Discharge from the Nipple.
  1. Breast Abscess
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Breast Fat Necrosis
  4. Mastitis
  5. Postpartum Infection
  6. Pregnancy
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Discharge from the Nipple.
  1. Benign Breast Disease in Males
  2. Intraductal Papilloma
  3. Mammary Duct Ectasia
  4. Nipple Discharge in Infants
There are 5 rare conditions that can cause Discharge from the Nipple.
  1. Breast Cancer in Males
  2. Choriocarcinoma
  3. Hyperpituitarism
  4. Hyperprolactinemia
  5. Pituitary Adenoma

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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