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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection/crack: Any infection /skin crack may cause this type of pain.Get checked by your pcp.
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast still likely: Even if you have no sign, nor the baby any sign, that history sounds suspicous for yeast. Get a good assessment by an experienced lactation consultan ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Breast pain: Your baby may not be latching on properly causing your pain.You may want to consult a lactation consultant for help.If pain persists consult your doct ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Positioning: Examine your breast in that area for redness or swelling. Since this seems to be positional, it is possible that the baby is not getting a proper la ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hold nursing rt side: Till better, sounds like an inflamed nipple, can try OTC antibiotic cream and hydrocortisone cream 1%, warm or cold compresses would help too, if not ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: This could be mastitis but this is usually tender and warm. You should be checked since you you have an infection you are exposing your child. Save ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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No: Check bra is not rubbing. Use moisturizing cream. Try Motrin for pain. If skin is red, hard or brest very tender, see doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Nipple pain: If you are breast feeding then it normal. Also if you are pregnant it can exist. Infection in the breast can also do the same. Any cuts or bruises can ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: You need to have this examined by a professional asap. Do not ignore. May be very treatable diagnosed early.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nipple pain: It appears that a blocked duct has caused swelling and some degree of inflammation of the nipple. Associated redness would imply infection. Apply warm ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
It happens.: From any open heart surgery you have many of your superficial nerves of chest wall injury , so burning sensation is not uncommon. It may get better o ... Read More
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