galactorrhoea


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ga·lac·tor·rhoe·a

 (gə-lăk′tə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of galactorrhea.

galactorrhoea

(ɡəˌlæktəˈriːə)
n
(Pathology) med an abnormal production of breast milk
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* Other Symptoms: fatigue, somnolence, hoarseness of voice, impotence, infertility and menorrhagia (Menstrual disturbances), galactorrhoea, etc.
Menstrual disturbances, frequent headaches, visual symptoms, galactorrhoea, bone pains, muscle weakness, hirsutism and obesity/ weight gain are pointers of endocrine dysfunction.
A case of paroxetine-induced galactorrhoea with normal serum prolactin level.
This increase is associated with a variety of adverse effects: lack of libido and erectile dysfunction in men [5], amenorrhoea and galactorrhoea in women [6], acceleration of osteoporosis in women [7], weight gain [8], and--potentially--an increased risk of cancer, particularly breast cancer in women [9].
* One should examine the patient for evidence of sexual adverse events, including menorrhagia, amenorrhoea, galactorrhoea and erectile/ejaculatory dysfunction.
Care should be taken, of course, since complications such as galactorrhoea (too much milk supply) have been reported as being related to acupuncture use (Campbell & Macglashan, 2005).
The scope of content include ADRs related to antidepressants and neuroleptics and data on severe movement disorders, blood dyscrasias, cardiac complications, galactorrhoea and hyperglycaemia, therefore providing one of the most comprehensive data sets of ADRs related to psychiatric patients.10 It should be noted that over the period of the study some 45 hospitals had participated at one or another time, with the nature of participating hospitals including both university-and non-university-affiliated hospitals and encompassing both acute and long-stay patients.
I think you may have a condition called galactorrhoea.
These tumours are typically associated with ovulatory dysfunction and galactorrhoea in women and with hypogonadism in men.
A YOU are describing a symptom called galactorrhoea. This is when the breasts produce milk in a woman who is not pregnant.
Galactorrhoea is the medical term for the discharge of a milk-like substance from the nipples when a women hasn't been pregnant.