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    Spontaneous Nipple Discharge

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    Spontaneous nipple discharge is when fluid comes out of the nipple on its own. This means a person has not squeezed or pressed on a nipple or breast to force out the fluid.

    Spontaneous nipple discharge is often noticed as a stain on a bra or clothing. Sometimes a person can see this discharge after taking a shower.

    Fluid that comes out only when the nipple or breast is squeezed or pressed is different from a spontaneous discharge.

    Current as of: February 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery

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