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Causes of Nipple Discharge in Men

Nipple discharge is a condition where there is fluid leakage from one or both nipples of the breasts. It is always abnormal in men and requires immediate medical attention.

Nipple discharge

Causes of Nipple Discharge in Men

Nipple discharge is very rare in men. However, some of the causes of nipple discharge in men include:

  • testosterone deficiency
  • gynecomastia
  • tumour of the pituitary gland
  • cancer of the breast

When To See The Doctor

A man should see his doctor if he gets nipple discharge, as the condition is far less frequent in men.

Treatment

Different treatment approaches are determined by the underlying cause and type of discharge. If the underlying cause of the condition is diagnosed, the problem can be treated accordingly.

 

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