n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Nipple discharge : more about... breast disease
|Article Title||Nipple discharge : more about... breast disease|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Nov 2010|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
A nipple discharge is only significant if it is spontaneous. Most women who have been pregnant can elicit a discharge if the nipple is constantly squeezed. Some women do this as part of their breast self-examination and should be discouraged from doing so.
Investigation of a nipple discharge includes a good history, breast examination and investigations.
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