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Not pregnant and producing milk: what's wrong with my body?

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Galactorrhea is a discharge of milk-like substance from the breast that is not associated with breastfeeding after pregnancy.Tumors of the pituitary gland, called pituitary adenomas or prolactinomas, can cause galactorrhea. The pituitary is a small gland attached to the brain. Pituitary tumors are usually not cancerous. They can cause galactorrhea when they produce excess prolactin, a hormone that stimulates milk production.

Other causes of galactorrhea include:

Hormonal imbalances
Some medications, such as:
Stopping or starting to take birth control pills or other hormones
Certain blood pressure drugs
Certain psychiatric medications
Anti-nausea drugs
Some antigastroesophageal reflux medications
Some pain killers

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Not pregnant and producing milk: what's wrong with my body?
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