Ask an expert
Question

06 Apr 2004

Problem with breasts
My friend is having a problem with her breasts. She has two kids and is no longer breast feeding, and lately she has been complaining of a burning sensation in her breasts, and when she presses them, a yellowish substance is released. I have encouraged her to go to the doctor as soon as possible, but what could it be.
Answer 350 views
Expert
GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It may be breast milk. It depends when she stopped breastfeeding. Lactation can sometimes continue for some time after stopping, particularly if she continues to stimulate her breasts.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
32% - 9472 votes
No
68% - 20291 votes
Vote