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Galactorrhea of unknown cause

Galactorrhea of unknown cause is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with galactorrhea of unknown cause, 84% report having bleeding or discharge from nipple, 65% report having pain or soreness of breast, and 30% report having lump or mass of breast. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of galactorrhea of unknown cause are bleeding or discharge from nipple, pain or soreness of breast, weight gain, lump or mass of breast, low back weakness, and emotional symptoms, although you may still have galactorrhea of unknown cause without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with galactorrhea of unknown cause often receive hematologic tests, examination of breast, pelvis exam, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), standard pregnancy test, mammography, lipid panel and depression screen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with galactorrhea of unknown cause include citalopram (celexa), bromocriptine, bisoprolol / hydrochlorothiazide, terconazole topical, metronidazole topical product, portia, olopatadine ophthalmic, vitamin e (vita-e), buspirone (buspar), medroxyprogesterone, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine and grepafloxacin (raxar) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for galactorrhea of unknown cause include age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, race/ethnicity = other, age 60-74 years, and age 1-4 years almost never get galactorrhea of unknown cause.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.5x
15-29 years
1.6x
30-44 years
2.3x
45-59 years
0.9x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
0.1x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
2.1x
White
0.8x
Other
0.0x
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