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Blood Clot Nipple Breastfeeding
Usually not: If you have bloody nipple discharge, that needs medical evaluation, and most commonly is related to a growth on the lining of a milk duct. If there is bloody drainage from the incision made on the skin to drain the pus, that is perfectly normal until it heals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: 110/80 is a normal BP for an adult. ...Read more
My Mother is experiencing blood in her urine, excessive menstrual bleeding, abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: contains blood clots) , mi...
Seek medical help: Good evening, It is apparent that your mother has dysfunctional uttering bleeding. As, such, she needs to see a GYN as soon as possible for assessment. If she is experiencing any dizziness, chest pain or palpitations, she should go to the closest urgent care center or emergency room. ...Read more
Age 24. Gave birth a week ago. Dark looking breasts during pregnancy. Flat nipple. Blood from both breasts in colostrum. Boil beside breast. Advice?
Nipple problems: If someone is breastfeeding and has cracked nipples there may be some blood. Most women don't have to deal with that. Also need to have someone see if it is a boil - as in an infection - or if it is a blister from nursing. If someone is having problems breastfeeding it would be a good idea to talk to a lactation consultant. Also should have breasts checked by MD to see if infected or not. ...Read more
Needs treatment : Retained placental tissue must be removed. It can not be safely left. Once it is removed though it will not have a lingering effect on breast milk. ...Read more
Is postpartum blood clot and retained tissue in uterus serious? Given methergine (methylergonovine) to pass clot but nothing has passed my bleeding has stopped.
Effects of bleeding: Thick blood clots are an indication of excessive bleeding. An occasional clot is not an issue, but if it is a regular occurrence it may be a cause for concern especially if your hemoglobin falls below normal. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more
Need further eval: Bloody nipple discharge can be caused by different factors such as infection, trauma, as well as other condition such as - intraductal papilloma , cancer etc. Intraductal papilloma is the most common cause of bloody nipple discharge in women age 20-40. See your doctor and have further evaluation and tests-such as ultrasound , galactogram, mammogram. ...Read more
Recent heavy blood flow after a month of child birth. Blood flow increases whenever I breastfeed my baby.
Theoretically...: The breasts have several different sources of blood flow -- from the armpit artery (axillary), the chest wall itself (perforators) with each artery coming from individual rib arteries, a large internal chest artery (internal mammary artery), and other assorted arteries. Constricting ALL of these blood vessels is nearly impossible, so the chance that this could happen and stunt breast growth = 0. ...Read more
Daughter 17 y.o. nipple discharge with some spontaneous blood from one nipple only. No lumps or masses .blood test clear hospital soon.how bad is this?
Normal: Squeezing an area such as a pimple will cause trauma to the skin around the area resulting in local damage to the tiny blood vessels in the area and could cause a black and blue make. This is nothing to worry about and will resolve over several days. ...Read more
Passing blood clots during menstruation can be normal: The amount, length and frequency of menstrual bleeding vary from month to month and from woman to woman. However, passing large blood clots may be a sign that something's wrong. If your periods seem heavier than usual — for instance, soaking through one pad or tampon every hour for several hours or passing very large blood clots — check with your doctor. Your doctor can determine if there's an underlying problem causing your heavy periods. Your doctor may recommend a blood test to check for anemia, a blood condition that can cause you to feel weak or tired. Your doctor may also recommend an ultrasound of your pelvis. Sometimes hormonal medications are prescribed to help regulate heavy bleeding. ...Read more
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