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Had f/u u/s for area in breast that came back as lactation changes -- 3 months later lesion is less obvious and a bit smaller... Is this a good?

Had f/u u/s for area in breast that came back as lactation changes -- 3 months later lesion is less obvious and a bit smaller... Is this a good?

Yes: Smaller is good! Have you recently been pregnant and stopped lactating? That would explain the changes. Make sure you follow up with your provider as the recommend Read more

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How long does asymmetric breasts associated with lactation problems last?

How long does asymmetric breasts associated with lactation problems last?

Can be permanent: But I would suggest that you wait a minimum of 4-6 months following cessation of lactation prior to drawing any final conclusions'. Large differences during engorgement may be less noticeable when the swelling resolves and involution is complete. Read more

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How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

How to have my baby latch correctly on my breasts? I have enough milk but his latching is wrong and he feeds long time. No lactation consult. In area

Breastfeeding: A good latch is when your whole nipple is inside baby's mouth, passed the gum line. This way, the sucking takes place on the areola (dark skin around nipple) and you feel your nipple being pressed on the roof of baby's mouth. Read more

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Breast abscess, lactation question. Any experts here?

Breast abscess, lactation question. Any experts here?

I can help...: ...But I need to know the specific question. If you are asking if you can breast-feed with a breast abscess, the answer is yes. Breast abscesses are best managed with antibiotics and repeated aspiration as needed until they resolve. Hope this helps. Read more

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Will breast biopsy make your breast damaged and possibly have a problem in lactation in the future?

Will breast biopsy make your breast damaged and possibly have a problem in lactation in the future?

Not likely: Usually a breast biopsy is by stereotactic means. This is the insertion of a needle into the breast. The amount of damage done to the breast is relatively small and should not significantly impact on the overall function of the breast in producing milk. If the biopsy is via surgery the damage may overall be more but again should not impact on the overall function. Read more

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3rd f/u u/s after breast biopsy-distortion had faded and smaller. U/s report said no suspicious findings. Biopsy was benign lactation changes. Good?

3rd f/u u/s after breast biopsy-distortion had faded and smaller. U/s report said no suspicious findings. Biopsy was benign lactation changes. Good?

Fading lesion good: A resolving abnormality is what you want to see. When the level of "suspicious" characteristics declines sufficiently, no further ultrasound follow-up should be necessary unless a new lump or additional symptoms develop. Read more

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Lactation problem with infant boy. 11 days old, refuses to suck his mom's breasts but does suck the bottle. Please helpppp. Thx, a distraught dad.

Lactation problem with infant boy. 11 days old, refuses to suck his mom's breasts but does suck the bottle. Please helpppp. Thx, a distraught dad.

Lactation problem: Suggest you contact the la lache league organization. Check google for office nearest you. Great information is available from the la lache league. Go online asap. Read more

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Had repeat breast core biopsy done, it came back as the same as the previous one-benign breast tissue with lactation changes. Are two biopsies accurate?

Had repeat breast core biopsy done, it came back as the same as the previous one-benign breast tissue with lactation changes. Are two biopsies accurate?

Probably: You probably need a consult with a breast surgeon, but I would say that two biopsies of the same location that have come back benign are probably accurate with regard to what is going on in your breast. Read more

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Is there anything that can be done to regain breast tissue after atrophy caused by cessation of lactation?

Is there anything that can be done to regain breast tissue after atrophy caused by cessation of lactation?

Breast tissue: I feel for you! My 42 year old daughter has breast cancer and metastases. She will recover. You don't have cancer as I gather but you can certainly regain breast tissue of some sort. Please see your Gynecologist. Read more

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My 4month old is only taking 100/120ml per feed and refusing breast. I have tried lactation consultant to no avail. Seeking advice.

My 4month old is only taking 100/120ml per feed and refusing breast. I have tried lactation consultant to no avail. Seeking advice.

Sounds enough, if: He receives about 6-7 feeds a day, feeding on demand. As regards nursing, I'm sorry to say that it won't help at the moment after 4 months, if your milk supply isn't enough and your baby got used to formula, wish you both wellness Read more

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Please read! Do you have any lactation consultants here for a breast feeding problem?

Please read! Do you have any lactation consultants here for a breast feeding problem?

Depends: Most large hospitals have them and you can call around. Also, doula's are trained in this. Read more

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We do not have lactation consultant for our area. Who can help me with my breast feeding issues?

We do not have lactation consultant for our area. Who can help me with my breast feeding issues?

Breastfeeding: It maybe in the bottom of your list but your pediatrician can give you a lot of pointers (as well as your ob). I have helped mothers maintain and continue after discussing numerous issues. A "doula" or person with some expertise in breastfeeding is also another option. Read more

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Is the mommaid lactation supplement good to take if I'm not producing enough breast milk. Mommaid says it's developed by a m.D and nurse practitioner.

Is the mommaid lactation supplement good to take if I'm not producing enough breast milk. Mommaid says it's developed by a m.D and nurse practitioner.

Yes: Mommaid contains fenugreek seed, alfalfa leaf ; blessed thistle, all of which can stimulate lactation. It should be helpful and will help even more combined with additional measures- see http://www. Breastfeedingbasics. Com/articles/increasing-your-milk-supply. Read more

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I have recently had an abortion and I had of course experienced the breast changes that would occur preparing for lactation. I have had a child that I breast fed and I am interested in re inducing lactation for personal reasons. I have used a manual pump

I have recently had an abortion and I had of course experienced the breast changes that would occur preparing for lactation. I have had a child that I breast fed and I am interested in re inducing lactation for personal reasons. I have used a manual pump

Induced lactation: Of course you can induce lactation! There are several protocols available. The key is to get a hospital grade breast pump and pump every 3-4 hours. Check out: http://www. Asklenore. Info/breastfeeding/induced_lactation/protocols4print. Shtml There are many forums for Adult Lactation Relationships. You and your partner will love it! Read more

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Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?

Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?

Mastitis: There are 2 types of mastitis: 1- lactational, breast feeding related 2- non lactational: could be related to trauma to breast, infections elsewhere in the body, e.g. Uti, teeth work, sinusitis, etc. Read more

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