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If you have nipple discharge, the GP will examine you. They may refer you for further tests, such as a mammogram (breast X-ray) and a biopsy.
Possible causes of nipple discharge include pregnancy or breastfeeding, a blocked or enlarged milk duct, or a breast infection (mastitis).
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