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treatments for galactocele

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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Milk filled cyst: A galactocele is a cyst that can form in a woman's breast after pregnancy, even if she is not breastfeeding, and is due to a blocked milk duct. They a ... Read More
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Dr. William Brown
44 years experience Gynecology
Mild duct cyst: A galactocele represents a milk duct in the breast that is blocking the expression of milk. Because it is trapped, the continued secretion of milk in ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Galactocele: If you have been lactating all along and formed it somewhere in the course of lactation, then the answer is "yes" - you can. If you've not been lactat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
See your GYN: Nobody can diagnose a galactocele (vs something else) in a virtual short question format such as this. Make an appointment to follow up with gynecolo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes, you are fine: A galactocele is a more technical term for a breast cyst. All breast cysts are raw, unformed, unrefined breast milk! Galact = milk, cele = sac -- so ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If your doctor: is SURE that it is a galactocele, you can leave it alone. BUT, if there is any question, yes, you probably should have it surgically removed.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
For what?: In most cases treatment is advised.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
An array.: Interventional pain management treatments is not limited to the spine, however the spine is a particular pain producing area. For example, for back pa ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Antibiotics: Oral antibiotics. Then followed by a dacryocystorhinosty (dcr) when infection resolved.
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