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A 20-year-old female asked:

What can i do to dry up my breast milk quick? i can't use cabbage leaves... i'm in a lot of pain thanks!

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Nothing quick: You can pump just enough to relieve the discomfort...Ibupofen and tight fitting bra. There is no quick fix. Cabbage leaves do work. Drink lots water. Being dehydrated makes you produce more and hence more discomfort. Sage tea a few times a day can also help....Consult an acupuncturist..I am sure there are points that can help dry up your milk..

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Last updated Aug 25, 2016

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