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Breast Pain During Nursing
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more
Common problem: You may be very sensitive. I would suggest being very gentle to your skin as well as aggressive in its care. Put your milk onto your nipples to give it a coating for protection. In addition i would try a lanolin cream or ointment in between feedings, then wipe off gently before next feeding. Moisturize the surrounding skin for more soothing relief. ...Read more
Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a difference between breast tenderness during menstruation and breast tenderness during pregnancy?
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If lactating mother stop breast feeding 25days can she start breast feeding again no medical cause for stopping breast feeding?
Could be normal: Sore breast are common in breast feeding, there is a chance that you might have a breast infection if you are experiencing deep burning pain. Also while breast feeding it releases hormone called oxytocin, which make the uterus contract. That could be why you are having pain. ...Read more
Headaches: Some of the hormone changes, particularly for estrogen, may be a factor. Headaches and migraines in particular may appear or worsen after giving birth. Sleep deprivation is a well-known and powerful trigger for migraines. Stress is another often underestimated trigger. Dehydration and allergies may also be a factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nursing and menses: Yes, you can start menstruating again if you're nursing your baby at 6 months of age. It is variable however depending on how much the baby is nursing, and other factors. ...Read more
Burning in right breast itching no more discharge painful nipple and lumpy breast feel movement in breast help?
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