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can a thyroglossal duct cyst go by itself?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Will not go away: The size and symptoms can vary, but it does not go away.

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If I don't have a clogged duct, can I still get mastitis?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Prepubescent children and men can get mastitis if there is any sort of skin breakdown. You don't need to be nursing to get mastitits.
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What can I do to manage a clogged milk duct?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Continue feeding: Use warm compresses, breast massage, and continue feeding to keep the milk flowing. Ibuprofen can help too if you are in pain. Just be sure to take the recommended dose with food to avoid stomach irritation.
A 27-year-old member asked:

Can I do anything to unclog a clogged milk duct?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Breastfeed: Clogged milk ducts are common after delivery. It is important to keep breast feeding or pumping. Warm wash clothes over the affected area can help with release as well. If there is redness or a significant change in pain, see your doctor.
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How do I treat a clogged milk duct?

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Dr. Paul Trani
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wet Heat: A shower nozzle on a temperature as warm as you can tolerate it pointed directly at the engorged area will diminish the pain and aid in let-down immensely.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What is the corpus luteum cyst?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Post-ovulation: A follicle forms in the ovary from which an ovum is discharged in mid-cycle. A cyst often forms at the site during the second half or the period or if the woman becomes pregnant.

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