Doctor insights on:
Blood Tinged Breast Milk
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
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, you did not state what blood test. Were you tested for serum prolactin? How much discharge? Any relation to periods? It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
3mos baby often straining, and just now passing greenish liquid stool with mucus and foamy. Only drink breast milk. Should I concern?
Not particularly: What you consider straining may just be baby dealing with the issue at hand.Weak belly muscles, needing to poop without sitting upright where gravity helps, and making any sound they want because they don't care what they sound like.Sounds pretty normal. ...Read more
Blood in stool: If your baby has not been checked by your pediatrician, please do so asap. If formula-fed, the most common cause is cow's milk allergy (regular formulas are cow-milk-based). Another cause could be bacterial infection. Some constipated babies can develop anal fissures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood mixed with light coloured stool. String stuff and mucus. Does fresh blood come from higher than the sigmoid colon?
Colitis: Mucus colitis with blood tinged stool can occur with irritable bowel syndrome, proctitis,inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease or certain bowel infections . A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
Yes: 110/80 is a normal BP for an adult. ...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?
See your doctor: Recommend you see your doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bloody mucus before and after my period. Some fresh blood and dry blood clots, too. Is this cancerous?
Unlikely but see gyn: There are many more things that can cause that other than cancer. The best initial approach is to visit your gyn and have a physical exam. They can usually no needed ultrasound procedures in their office and then determine along with bloodwork if anything further needs to be done to figure out the causes. Cancer is possible but less likely than more benign causes. ...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
Can small amounts of blood clot (jelly-like blood) or thin stretchy discharge in brown or red colour occur during implantation spotting?
It could but : Implantation only occurs when someone is pregnant. Since you are taking birth control pills according to your profile breakthough bleeding from the pill is a much more likely cause. Implantation bleeding is very popular on the internet but not really common in real life. If your pregnancy test is negative then you are not pregnant and this is not implantation bleeding. ...Read more