About a year and a half ago, I had surgery on my right breast to remove a duct. I had had a greenish discharge for more than a year. The surgery did the trick but I now have a lump, I am assuming it is a cyst, in my right breast. It is about 8 mm in size and seems to be getting a bit bigger. Now in. Fibrocystic changes in your breasts may cause lumps or thickenings in your breast tissue. They do not indicate, though, the presence of cancer. In addition to causing pain and itching, fibrocystic breast changes can, at times, cause secretion of clear, white, yellow, or green nipple discharge. Galactorrhea. It might sound scary.Author: Hilary Parker.
It is possible to express a bit a fluid from the nipples of most women regardless of age. The fluid is usually milky, green, or brown. This is normal and not a sign of cancer. There are some specific types of nipple discharge that warrant closer evaluation: Discharge that is bloody or clear. Jan 11, 2018 · Nipple discharge is a normal part of breast function during pregnancy or breast-feeding. It also may be associated with menstrual hormone changes and fibrocystic changes. The milky discharge after breast-feeding will normally affect both breasts and can continue for up to two or three years after stopping nursing.
If you do have breast cancer, the discharge will probably only come from one breast. You may have a lump in your breast, too. Discharge is rarely due to cancer, however. One study found that only 9 percent of women 50 years or older who saw a doctor for nipple discharge actually turn out to have breast cancer. It is still a good idea to get any Author: Stephanie Watson. Feb 07, 2013 · Breast surgeon said I was fine and there was nothing to worry about. Since then, I have developed a "soft" lump underneath my breast, still have discharge and breast is enlarged and extremely sore and tender to the touch. Wondering if anyone else has had these symptoms and if it could just be a clogged duct?