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Doctor insights on: Breast Engorgement In Early Pregnancy

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I have missed my period but i tested negative for pregnancy and I have breast engorgement?

I have missed my period but i tested negative for pregnancy and I have breast engorgement?

Possible pregnancy: Retake your pregnancy test. If negative again see your doctor about getting a blood test to verify if you sre pregnant ir not. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How can I prevent breast engorgement?

Nursing or binding: Nursing your child will certainly prevent breast engorgement, though if you do not intend to breast feed, you can try binding them as tight as you can stand it for a couple of weeks, and it should suppress your natural lactation. ...Read more

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How is breast engorgement self-diagnosed?

Breast will be large: Your breast will be full , tigt.Moreover, you must have a baby recently, or breast feeding or there must be some abnormal reason.Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can breast fullness or breast engorgement negatively affect breastfeeding?

Can breast fullness or breast engorgement negatively affect breastfeeding?

Possible: The fullness or engorgement may interfere with the babies ability to latch on. ...Read more

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My breast is hard after stopping breast feeding for my 1 year kid what I can do to breast engorgement?

My breast is hard after stopping breast feeding for my 1 year kid what I can do to breast engorgement?

Ice Packs/NSAIDs: If you're not breastfeeding or pumping, it typically takes around 7-10 days after delivery to return to a non-pregnant/non-lactating hormonal level. During that time, you might feel some discomfort if your breasts become engorged with milk. Try applying cool compresses or ice packs, taking NSAIDs like ibuprofen or wearing supportive bra. If really uncomfortable, okay to express a small amount milk ...Read more

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What are symptoms of breast engorgement?

SWELLING AND: Soreness and of course increase in size, maybe shape changes at times. ...Read more

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How is breast engorgement usually treated?

How is breast engorgement usually treated?

Breast will be large: Your breast will be full , tigt.Moreover, you must have a baby recently, or breast feeding or there must be some abnormal reason.Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you advise for breast engorgement pain!?

Can you advise for breast engorgement pain!?

Feed the baby!: Frequently feeding the baby is the best solution here. If you happen NOT to be breastfeeding, or you are weaning, then, you can try motrin for pain, warm compresses, and time. This will let up soon! ...Read more

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What's breast engorgement remedy?

What's breast engorgement remedy?

Medical & home: Generally speaking binding and ice compresses are medically recommended with medication being used rarely. However I have heard many women swear by the use of cabbage leaves. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more