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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lactated Ringer's: Lactated Ringer's is a solution used intravenously for electrolyte/ fluid replenishment.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but why?: Men have all the necessary plumbing for lactation and, under certain pathologic conditions, will lactate (the medical term is galactorhea). However, i ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
48 years experience Pediatrics
Not foods, drugs: I am unaware of foods causing lactation, but certain psychoactive drugs can result in hyperprolactinemia, an abnormal rise in a hormone from the brain ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Relactation Possible: Relactation is possible and might require some medical intervention. Check in with your physician and lactation consultant re your options. Here are ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Dr. Verena, a nutrition specialist, lists several foods/herbs that promote lactation: http://www.Drverena.Com/uncategorized/foods-that-promote-lactati ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ask provider: Discuss this issue and any other pros and cons of the procedure. Ask what to expect, alternatives, etc. Perhaps you can wait and just eat moderately w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Prolactin release: Medications like neuroleptics can stimulate the release of the hormone prolactin from the anterior pituitary gland. Small adenomas (benign tumors) in ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
48 years experience Pediatrics
To make breast milk: Lactation is the act of making breast milk. The chemical lactate is lactic acid, a product of glucose metabolism. If there are abnormalities of the k ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Usually not: Get a prolactin level when you see your doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many possibilities: Following cessation of nursing, the breast gland stops lactating and the gland involuted or shrinks. In most cases this results in an atrophic and pto ... Read More

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