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breast infection while not breastfeeding

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Make plans to be evaluated, concurrently. You may need antibiotics. In which case, your doctor will advise you how to proceed with breast feeding.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Traubling problem: Formation of breast abscesses is a troubling problem , milk cysts ( small collection of milk in the breast tissue will infected ) some times may ne ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Obiageli Ezewuiro
13 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
It depends: Breast feeding moms can developed mastitis from plugged milk duct. This can be treated with warm compresses and anti-inflammatory. However if it persi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Cancer : Cancer very rarely presents with breast pain. Please see your doctor or gynecologist and have a complete evaluation. Yes, if you have had a breast i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Azo yeast: Azo yeast contains boneset (eupatorium perfoliatum), mistletoe leaf (viscum album) ; lactobacillus sporogenes. The product site states “pregnant ; bre ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be infection: Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection. This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
It Can: Breast infections associated with breastfeeding may take the form of diffuse swelling (mastitis) and/or fluid-filled lumps that require drainage (absc ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: In researching what is in this supplement, i cannot imagine how it would be harmful. Be advised, babies are very sensitive to what you ingest. If yo ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Category B= OK: Metronidazole is categoryb which considered safe during pregnancy/lactation, thus should be ok to use. Like all meds, use the smallest effective dose ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Clair
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not known to be safe: there is no definitive data on the use of uristat (phenazopyridine) while breastfeeding. if you are having bladder discomfort please consult a doctor ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Hogan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yeast infection: Breastfeeding is safe with a wide variety of yeast infection treatments.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience in Breast Surgery
Yes: Mastitis is related to infection or inflammation of the breast. During nursing it is usually secondary to an infection. However you may get breast inf ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Breastfeeding: Yes you can try to start breastfeeding again.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes, supplement: It is a nutritional supplement, and will not cause harm.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: It' components are considered safe. It provides very little that is not contained in the normal prenatal vitamins that are commonly used during breast ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Ok: Should be OK.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Start with an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, add 2-3x incerase in bronchitis& ear infections & other respiratory issues. Add decrease ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: No problem with this medication.It achieves a level as one of the most benign medications taken during lactation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
AZO…: Is a company that makes a variety of medications for urinary tract infections, yeast, pms, etc. Please specifiy to which product you are referring.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Schooler
25 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Other causes: Mastitis is common while breastfeeding, but there are other causes, and often unrelated to suckling on the nipple. There is also a severe form of brea ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Possible: Mastitis or breast infection is common in women who breastfeed but can also happen in women who are not breastfeeding. If an infection has not been a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shayan Vyas
15 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Fenugreek : Fenugreek isngreat for breastmilk production. Make sure your drinking plenty of water
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Veggie dye: Use a vegetable based dye or henna to be careful.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It's safe.
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