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A 29-year-old female asked:

Hi, doctors i have 3 days new born, i've been breastfeeding her now my breast are swellen and my nippels are sore, how can i relief the pain?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Nipple pain: Double check to make sure the baby is taking in the breast and not the nipple only. Things that may help inlclude applying freshly experessed breast milk. Warm compress, salt water rinse. Medical grade lanolin and change pads frequently.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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