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Thick White Nipple Discharge

Hello. I have had a thick white nipple discharge coming from my left breast on and off for approximately one year along with itching, deep breast pain, and a light colored nipple rash. It generally comes out only when squeezed, although sometimes I will notice a tiny bit on my nipple without expressing it. Four years ago after I gave birth I had a terrible case of thrush and that breast pain was the same as what I am feeling now, only I am no longer nursing. My OBGYN did not test the discharge but just advised that I was fine and I should put some jock itch cream on my nipple. That has not helped. Is it possible that now, as a non-nursing mom (I stopped two years ago), that I have a mammary ductal yeast infection? Or should I see a breast specialist? I do have a low immune system from taking steroids for asthma. Thank you.
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The discharge you describe is not really anything to be concerned about; this occurs normally and especially if any pressure or squeezing has been put on the breast. If you think you need to see anyone I would suggest that you see a Dermatologist as nothing you mention speaks Breast Cancer to me. I'm sure there would be something other than "Jock Itch" cream that might be of some help for the itching. Regards
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Thank you for your response. I forgot to mention that it is only coming out of one duct. This made me worry a little more. Thank you.
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