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breast feeding and milk duct fistula

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvonne Brouard
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Women of any age can get blocked ducts and mastitis. It may go away on its own, but for more information please see this very helpful website: <a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Blocked duct: A blocked milk duct can occur at any time, regardless of breast feeding status, although more commonly occurs during breast feeding. If there is assoc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvonne Brouard
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Women of any age can get blocked ducts and mastitis. It may go away on its own, but for more information please see this very helpful website: http:/ ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you may be dealing with an infection, and what looked like milk to you may have been pus. It is not uncommon for women to experience a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Mastitis: You need to get in touch with your OB and let them know. It is not uncommon with breast feeding women to get blocked milk ducts - this can be very ten ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Inflamed milkducts: If you have inflamed milk ducts and are not breast feeding you should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is not occuring. ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Go see the familydoc: You need to be evaluated by a doctor to see if you are developing an infection in the breasts. Duct ectasia can feel like a small lump just under you ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but: Make sure you wash the leaves well first. There has been a clinical study that shows that cabbage leaves can reduce breast engorgement and tenderness ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The milk duct becomes swollen and milk can't pass. You can still breast feed however.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Milk: Various reasons, but most common is not enough fluid volume.
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