Can my breasts produce milk if I am not pregnant?

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In practice, it's possible to produce milk even without being pregnant for various reasons. This is because milk production is triggered by the hormone called prolactin whose quantities can surge for various reasons. Use of certain birth control drugs like those which contain metoclopramide or thioridazine has been associated with increased prolactin/milk production in non-pregnant women.
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A prolactinoma is a benign tumor of the pituitary
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Not Medical Advice: Yes. A woman can produce milk when she is not pregnant, but it is very rare!
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