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Content updated on Nov 2, 2022

What is galactorrhea?

Galactorrhea is milky nipple discharge which is not associated with milk produced during breast-feeding. Galactorrhea isn't a disease, but a sign of an underlying conditon. It can occur in both sexes, however, more in women, even those who have never had children or after menopause.

Symptoms of galactorrhea

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • After burping, the urge to vomit disappears

  • Breastfeeding a lot

  • Nausea or vomiting after eating

Questions your doctor may ask to check for galactorrhea

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose galactorrhea

  • Do you have nausea or vomiting?

  • Did the child stop vomiting after burping?

  • Do you produce a lot of breastmilk?

  • Do you have nausea or vomiting immediately after you eat?

Treatment for galactorrhea

Treatment involves identifying and treating the underlying cause. Medication to inhibit the hormone causing milky discharge may also be prescribed.

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