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Breast Cancer

Breast drainage

11/26/2007

Question:

hello i am 35 yr old and recently in the last 3 years i have had breast drainage the color looks green and then i am having clear drainage and what looks like milk. i recently had the deprovera shot in feb 07 and then called my dr and she said that that is a side effect. i do not have and lumps or noted bumps.

Answer:

Breast drainage that is green or milky can be a normal thing.  If you have any concerns, a breast specialist can evaluate you more fully. 

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University