Clear brownish nipple discharge alongside regular colostrum: what is this? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 3 Old 12-28-2011, 03:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So... 39 weeks pregnant, leaking a little bit of colostrum, able to express a bit of it quite easily, but while doing so, noticed a weird thing. Most of what comes out is your lovely classic cloudy yellowish colostrum. But there's this one pore on my left nipple that always exudes a clear brownish liquid instead.

 

Anyone familiar with this phenomenon?  If so, what is it?

Any cause for concern?

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Colostrum.  It can range from yellow/orange/brown and clear to pale and cloudy. 

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Thanks!  Now that my milk has come in, that pore is exactly the same as the rest : )

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