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Bleeding Cracked Nipples Breastfeeding
Common : Unfortunately, cracked nipples are very common while breastfeeding. There are several over the counter preparations available to help and many experts recommend cabbage leaves for this. The Laleache League is a great resource for help with this and all issues related to breast feeding. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Cracked nipples refers to cracking of the skin on the nipple and surrounding areola. This can occur with inflammation or infection with breastfeeding. The cracking can occur if baby's latch is suboptimal. Cracking of nipples can also occur with mastitis. Nipple cracking also seen when not breastfeeding in Paget's disease of breast a ...Read more
7 months pregnant and breasts have been leaking colostrum, third baby, nipples stinging really bad. Why?
Body preparing: Congrats on baby number 3! your body has "been there, done that" before, and so knows a baby is soon to come and is now beginning to prepare for what happens after birth, including early milk production and toughing of the nipples. This time it recognizes the pattern, and so these type of changes occur earlier in subsequent pregnancies. Make sure you are getting plenty of rest to prepare for birth. ...Read more
From hormones: Any hormonal method of birth control could possibly cause cramping, sore breasts and nipples. Both the estrogen and Progesterone in bcp can cause this. When this happens to my patients i switch to lower estrogen dose pill and/or to a pill with a different progesterone, and see if that helps. ...Read more
Not pregnant,having nipple discharge on and off for months, white,not watery, no pain, no smell, both breasts, inverted nipple both breasts, normal?
See your OB-GYN: You may have a hormonal imbalance. See you physician for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Double check: Again to be certain that you are not pregnant. If you miss another period seek care from your doctor. You could have a missed pregnancy (not the technical term). It is possible that it is just a hormonal imbalance too that will straighten itself out in time. Time will tell. All the best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nipples are sore and leaking I have merina coil stopped breast feeding 10 months ago! what does this mean?
Unclear: This depends on what happened with your mild production over these past months... If you said to me you weaned, there was NO MILK WHATSOEVER for 9 months, then leakage started this month, that might make me want to investigate this with careful history, exam and labs. If leakage has been intermittent, and every time you express there is milk, then I would say, just stop checking! ...Read more
Friction: Sometimes it just simple friction from the material from a bra or shirt especially if one is active that can cause irritation and soreness. ...Read more
Hormone or reaction: it could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away both safe for breast feeding it could be the hormonal changes women go through after pregnancy or while breast feeding other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment ...Read more
Right breast feels heavy, is swollen and is leaking colostrum 9 dpo. Had baby 5 mo ago, didn't breast feed. Breast problem or pregnancy?
Unprotected sex 4weeks ago , nipples look swollen, breast full, veins in breast, irritability, sharp pains is vagina, fatigue, back pain, pregnancy?
Could be: To find out do home pregnancy test? if u have no desire to be pregnant , don 't have unprotected sex , raising kids needs time and responsibility , it. Need to be well planned. In addition having unprotected. Sex can expose u to sexually transmitted disease , which can destroy u life. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Period due feb 20, late. Aereolas darker; breasts full not sore; achy tummy; nauseous ; tired; think its colustrum on nipples?; likely pregnant?
Do a pregnancy test: To see if you are pregnant or not . If negative ANS symptoms persist see your doctor. ...Read more
It is more likely to: Be an injury that you were not aware of. This is not a pregnancy sx. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas ; insomnia. ...Read more
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Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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