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if i have cysts can i breastfeed

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cysts are benign, which means they are not cancerous or going to hurt you in the long run. They can get large during pregnancy however. Cysts by the ... Read More
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There will not be any problem with nursing.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Dermatitis: Best to get your GP to have a look. Alternatively, you can do a VIDEO virtual consultation through the Discovery DrConnect app or website where we can ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast duct scars: If the surgery involves ductal structures close to the nipple, breastfeeding may be impaired. Most breast cyst excisions away from the nipple will ha ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Theca Lutein Cysts: Theca lutein cysts are a type of functional ovarian cysts. They often occur in multiple and bilaterally.They are thought to be due to excess circul ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Generally yes: The cyst itself is usually a benign issue competing for space with the milk producing glands.They are generally walled off and separate. They could in ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Time for call back: You need to call your treating physician and provide the same information to them. They can decide when you need to come back in for additional treatm ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breastfeeding: If you had surgery on one breast and are still breastfeeding, you can still continue from the other breast. You may need to pump from the breast that ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Could be: A regular breast cyst. Or could be a galactocele which is a retained milk duct cyst. See your gynecologist or physician for an exam.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could happen: Please see your gynecologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options if needed.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: Sometimes a breast cyst will resolve with simple needle aspiration without requiring excision. Hope this helps.

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