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A 38-year-old female asked:

Stopped breast feeding; been 4 days.have clogged ducts. using cabbage leaves.can i massage the clogged ducts? will it stimulate more milk production?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Go see the familydoc: You need to be evaluated by a doctor to see if you are developing an infection in the breasts. Duct ectasia can feel like a small lump just under your nipple. The nipple and areola may become tender and irritated, and turn pink or red. You will see thick, sticky discharge from your nipple. This discharge is benign, and can be black, grey or greenish in color. You may need an ultrasound.

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