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Can You Get Mastitis If You Are Not Pregnant
Mastitis: Mastitis during breastfeeding is not normal but is certainly very common. It is caused by overgrowth of bacteria in milk-containing ducts. It is managed with oral antibiotics and continuation of breast feeding to empty the milk ducts. Mastitis while breastfeeding is not a sign of breast cancer. ...Read more
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
33 yr old female 18 + 4 wks pregnant possible mastitis. Currently taking 4 x 500mg Flucloxcillian for 7 days. Urine-white cloudy should I b concerned?
Checked: I would let your provider know about your symptoms. It appears the Flucloxcillan is not helping. ...Read more
If I was never pregnant, and am not pregnant, and am mastitis or lactating, what could be the problem?
Yes: Yes although it wouldn't be terribly common. If you have redness, heat, swelling, burning - any of the above see a doctor and get checked. ...Read more
If there's a remaining mass in my breast because of mastitis and I got pregnant again is there a possibility that it will lose if I breastfeed again?
I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now and I keep getting all the pregnancy symptoms but no pregnancy. What does this mean?
False symptoms: Pregnancy symptoms can be the same as anxiety symptoms. These symptoms include nausea, abdominal pain, and fatigue. You should try relaxing and stop trying to get pregnant. Yoga and guided meditation can help. Also, if you are working out too much, it can affect regular ovulation. Also, know that there may be nothing wrong, your body needs time. See your doctor. ...Read more
I was on nuvaring for 5 years, I went off bc 5 months ago and no pregnancy yet how longer I need to wait to get pregnant?
Can you get a positive OPK test but not release and egg. I've been getting positive tests for almost a year but no pregnancy yet?
OPK test may: Not be reliable. It is best if you learn how to feel when you ovulate and then time your sexual encounter accordingly. ...Read more
Have a child and cant get pregnant now. Was on blood thinners when I got pregnant before. Been 3 years no protection no pregnancy. Is this related?
Review/likely: Review your problem with your GYN/OBS MD to see if you require additional workup and treatment to become pregnant. All the best. ...Read more
Trying to get pregnant for a year now but to no avail. My cycles keeps changing every month. Always ve sex when I ovulate but no pregnancy for a year?
Kindly guide that is the masturbation for a wife during sex can be a problem to get pregnant. We are trying from 6 months but no pregnancy occured yet?
Don't worry (yet): Masturbation for a woman will not affect becoming pregnant but a man masturbating often might lower his sperm count reducing the chance of pregnancy. It takes the average couple 6 months to become pregnant, meaning half the time it takes longer. Don't worry unless a year goes by without conceiving. If that happens see a doctor (your husband too)-also consider herbs like rhodiola and ashwagandha. ...Read more
I had an abortion 3 months ago. Trying to get pregnant again. Period is due in 5 days no pregnancy symptoms. Negative test 3 days ago. What's wrong?
My wife and I are trying to get pregnant. She hasn't had her period yet but has no pregnancy symptoms. Should I assume she's not pregnant? I think she's on day 30 or 31 of her cycle.
Get a pregnancy test.
Not all women have symptoms and symptoms like nausea may not happen immediately.
Nipple discomfort is usually the first to appear. ...Read more
8 months marriage. Am trying to get pregnant. Was on Clomid (clomiphene) 4 cycle e good ovulation but no pregnancy.....is it time to do hystroscope...or what???
Trying to get pregnant got a negative pregnancy test few days ago period is due in 5 days but no pregnancy symptoms can I still be pregnant?
Possible: Most urine pregnancy test can pick up a pregnancy when HCG is around 50 miu or above. Since your period is not due for another 5 days, it is very unlikely the upt can pick up a pregnancy that early. Repeat a pregnancy test when you miss you period, then more than likely it will be positive if you are pregnant. ...Read more
Boyfriend smokes n drinks alcohol we've had sex 2years with no contraceptive and no pregnancy how long will it take to get pregnant after he quits?
???: Smoking and alcohol should not definitively effect the chance of pregnancy. If mid cycle, when your ovulating, unprotected sex does not yield a pregnancy after many tries, than there may be another issues at play and a fertility assessment may be warranted. Certainly, he should stop smoking and drinking in excess. ...Read more
Can I get spotting 5days before my period an no period on due date just same spotting can I be pregnant or its normal no pregnancy symptom?
Possibly: You may just be getting your period early this month. If in doubt take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I've been extremely cold lately, and I have a missed period. I have an appt next week but I still hav to ask this. I was supposed to get my period on the 29th of february (8 days ago), but I have no pregnancy symptoms, another thing is that I have been ve
You may be dealing with a thyroid issue. Ask your doctor to investigate this possibility along with the rest of the work up your doctor feels is necessary.
I hope you find answers soon. ...Read more
Does matitis (treated by augmentin) can hurt the reliability of pregnancy blood test (hcgb results (>1000))?
Medication SE?: Nope. There should be no interference with this test. ...Read more
Am I still pregnant or did I miscarry without even knowing test was positive 1month later test negative no pregnancy on u/s but have all sympyoms?
Incomprehensible: Not sure why you have this question on this site so many times. The answer does not change. It sure sounds like you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Patience: Mastitis is an infection of the breast. They can be treated simply with antibiotics or may require surgical drainage if there is an abscess. If this is a problem that has been ongoing for a few months, you should see a breast specialist and possibly get a biopsy to make sure cancer is not present. Mastitis can be troublesome and long lasting but can resolve with appropriate care. ...Read more
Yes: Mastitis occurs most often when a bacteria grows in stagnant milk, but that's not the only way you can get mastitis. Cracked or bleeding skin in and around the nipple can allow bacteria to enter and cause the same infection. Clogged milk ducts also don't necessarily always lead to mastitis, and the pain may be similar. Check with your provider to insure the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Not likely: If the activity is very vigorous and especially if the man's teeth breaks the skin, there is a possibility of infection. If the breast is sore but no skin damage is evident, then the possibility of infection is remote. ...Read more
Just been diagnosed with non-lactational mastitis for 3rd time. Internet says this is very rare so why do I get it so often? No long-term health issues
You need an exam: A possible biopsy to rule out something plugging the mammary duct like a congenital plug or neoplasia ...Read more
Are you asking about: False pregnancy - pseudocyesis. That is psychogenic in nature. ...Read more
Please Clarify: Have you missed a period or not? All answers depend on that question. ...Read more
I did a second test and it still says weakly positive I did a scan but the DR said there is no pregnancy but there is syst, can syst be wy it shos pst?
Pregnancy Test: If you are newly pregnant, a scan would not show a intrauterine pregnancy, as it would be way too early. The cyst could be what's called a corpus luteum cyst, which is what sustains a pregnancy until the placenta is formed. The best time to scan for confirmation of a pregnancy is 5-6 weeks, and viability at 8-10 weeks. ...Read more
Yes: Mastitie in non nursing women is commonly associated with a condition called ductectasia which means dilated milk ducts. The fluid within the ducts can seep thru and cause an inflammatory reaction in the breast tissue causing mastitis. In addition any breast infection can cause mastitis and possible abscess formation. Nipple rings are common causes among other causes for causing breast infection. ...Read more
Not very often:
Mastitis is inflammation and infection of the breast tissue.
Commonly happen from contamination from own skin, staph or strep are the most common bugs.
Its also associated with micro trauma or contusion/ compression of breast tissue plus blockage on the tiny pipes of the gland.
Sometimes required just warm compress and oral antibiotics.
Occasionally incision and drainage by the surgeon ...Read more
Yes: Mastitis is related to infection or inflammation of the breast. During nursing it is usually secondary to an infection. However you may get breast infection due to other causes other than nursing. In addition breast secretion within the glands and ducts is also irritant to the breast parenchyma and can cause mastitis if it gets out of the ducts into the breast tissue (chemical mastitis). ...Read more
Probably not: Probably not if the pregnancy test was negative; however, hard to answer with certainty without knowing when the last period occurred, and when the pregnancy test was taken. ...Read more
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