Nipple discharge in women who are not pregnant or breast-feeding may not be abnormal, but it's wise to have any unexpected nipple discharge evaluated by a doctor. Nipple discharge in men under any circumstances could be a problem and needs further evaluation. One or both breasts may produce a nipple discharge, either spontaneously or when you squeeze your nipples or breasts. A nipple discharge may look milky, or it may be clear, yellow, green, brown or bloody. Nonmilk discharge comes out of your nipple through the same nipple openings that carry milk.
Emma Kaywin, a Brooklyn-based sexual health writer and activist, is here to calm your nerves and answer your questions. No gender, sexual orientation, or question is off limits, and all questions remain anonymous. Q: This is kinda embarrassing, but my nipples recently started to leak. Is there anything I can do about this? Also, could nipples leaking be a sign of a health problem? However, there are a ton of reasons why your nipples could be excreting fluid when no baby-making is involved.