Q. What is the reason for breast leakage?

Answered by
Dr. Meeta Airen
and medically reviewed by Dr.Lekshmipriya B
This is a premium question & answer published on Feb 20, 2018 and last reviewed on: Jan 11, 2022

Hi doctor,

I am 28-year-old female and weigh 72 kgs. I am not married or pregnant. Recently, I have been having a problem of breast leakage, and during intercourse, my boyfriend has also shared the same concern. It is embarrassing and alarming at the same time. What could be the reason?



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This should be definitely investigated. I would advise you to do a serum prolactin test first.

Thank you doctor,

Oh ok. Is this anything serious?

Do I need to take any precautions about it?

Can weight gain also be a reason?



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I do not think it is serious but definitely diagnosis is must.

It will be corrected. Do not worry.

Weight gain may not be related.

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