Galactorrhea | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I’m a woman. Do I need a pregnancy test or other tests?
  • I’m a man. Why is this happening? Do I need any tests?
  • What do the test results mean?
  • What is the likely cause of my galactorrhea?
  • What are my treatment options? What treatment do you recommend?
  • Can I make any changes at home to help relieve my symptoms?


Evaluation and Treatment of Galactorrhea by Kristin S. Pena, M.D., and Jo Ann Rosenfeld, M.D. (American Family Physician May 01, 2001,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 05/01