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Causes Of Sore Nipple Not Due To Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?
From research, mastitis is common when breastfeeding, I have all symptoms of mastitis but not breastfeeding, so is this from partner sucking breast?
Other causes: Mastitis is common while breastfeeding, but there are other causes, and often unrelated to suckling on the nipple. There is also a severe form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer that can look just like mastitis, with redness and warmth and swelling of the breast skin. You should have your physician examine you. ...Read more
Increased: Fluid accumulation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Friction: Sometimes it just simple friction from the material from a bra or shirt especially if one is active that can cause irritation and soreness. ...Read more
Aerola to nipple area of breast very sore and accompanied with the sensation of my breast filling with milk. Not pregnant; youngest child is 6; why?
Is there any chances of allergy or reaction with nipples of bottles cause respiratory infection to babies?
No: I don't know of any situation where an allergy or reaction to nipples of bottles causing respiratory infection in babies. However, if the baby is having silent aspiration, which can only be diagnosed with a modified barium swallow, then pneumonia can result from this. If your child is getting frequent resp. Infections, i would suggest having a modified barium swallow done. ...Read more
Painful breastfeed: Two causes come to mind - poor latch and infection. If your baby is sucking solely on your nipples, this will cause nipple irritation and pain and baby is not getting any milk. This situation can lead to distention of the milk ducts causing breast pain and possible secondary infection. Make sure your nipple is past behind the baby's gums so that the sucking is on the areola where the milk sinuses. ...Read more
Milk?: Breast stimulation causes your body to release oxytocin. If you've given birth before, milk can be released during breast stimulation. Its always best to have a doctor confirm that it is milk because breast cancer is an occasional cause of breast discharge. the risk for this is higher if the discharge is on one side and contains blood. Best wishes! ...Read more
Tethering: Sometimes in pregnancy the breasts become engorged, however the ductal tissue does not stretch completely. This causes the nipple itself to be pulled inward relative to the engorgement of the tissue around it. However with some types of cancer skin and nipple retraction can be seen. If there are no masses palpable it is unlikely that there is any cancer however it is best to have this examined. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Hormonal changes may result in breast changes. ...Read more
Breast tenderness down the side of only one breast? What could be causing this? Pregnancy unlikely.
Pulled muscle: If only pain and no masses are felt, this could be due to a pulled muscle. If you are able to reproduce the pain by either moving your arm a particular way or massaging the tender area; it is most likely a pulled muscle. If it does not improve, see you doctor for an exam. ...Read more
35/f.Family history of breast cancer. I've been experiencing discharge from both nipples which is green or pus colored. What could be the cause?
Very sore breasts. Not pregnant. Not due for period. No changes or abnormalities. What could this be??
Soreness: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more
Stimulation: Hormonal stimulation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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