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years after breastfeeding still able to squeeze milk

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Repeating questions: I believe this question was already answered. No, this is not normal. But, it surely sounds like your medical team did all of the right testing to rul ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: Usually does not take very long.However, any stimulation to the nipples can prolong milk production even a vigious shower can stimulate them,there cou ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: I think this is abnormal if you have stopped breast feeding and expressing breast milk completely for 2 years. Check with our doctor please.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not normal: It is rare to have breast milk or galactorrhea this long after breast feeding, and is usually related to elevated prolactin, and may be associated ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: That is not normal. Sometimes you can produce milk from stimulation of the breast during sex, though.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Poss high prolactin: Prolactin is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland, and is normally elevated in pregnancy which leads to milk production, but can also be elevate ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
It's common...: Even after you've stopped nursing, you're likely to be able to express a little milk. The thing is: as you continue to express, you actually stimulate ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
If you wish. Know : That he can develop allergies to soy & nuts, the same as to cow's milk. Ask your pediatrician about calcium supplements if he doesn't have 16-21 oz. W ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pacification: At a year she can easily give up the breast. As you yourself say , you are using the breast for pacification.You can stop as you wish, however, you ma ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
34 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Constipation is common in young children due to diet and behavioral factors. Limit milk to 16 oz daily, encourage pears, plums and prunes. Miralax (po ... Read More

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