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appearance of blood coming from the nipple opening

By Anonymous August 1, 2009 - 11:42am
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I woke in the morning and noticed my nipples were inverted so I pushed on the sides and each nipple came forward, however the left nipple when pushed showed signs of very dark (blood ?) coming out the end of the nipple. I have waited 24 hours and repeated the process and the same thing occurs. The strange thing is that the serum or whatever does not "ooze" out constantly, only when squeezed.

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Hello again,

I spent some time researching nipple discharge on the EmpowHer website and I found this video by one of our experts. He has some reassuring news I think about your symptoms but he also stresses seeing a doctor to be assessed. Here is the link to the video:


I hope this helps and I look forward to hearing from you again soon!

Big hugs to you, Michelle

August 2, 2009 - 12:05am
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Hello Anonymous,

Thank you so much for visiting the website and for posting both your question and your follow-up reply here. Are your nipples normally inverted or was that also a new symptom for you, in addition to the discharge? Either way, I agree with Susan C; please make an appointment on Monday and get in to see your doctor to have this checked out. I'm very glad that you are feeling great but as I always say, when it comes to our breasts we just can't be too careful. Were your mammogram results normal in 2007? Please post again when you find out what is going on. Best in health, Michelle

August 1, 2009 - 11:55pm
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