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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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Not had a period for 3 months since stopping breastfeeding (fed for 8months) but lots of watery discharge, back ache, bloating and pmt,is this normal?

Not had a period for 3 months since stopping breastfeeding (fed for 8months) but lots of watery discharge, back ache, bloating and pmt,is this normal?

Normal varies: Almost every thing has been reported by breast feeding mothers when it comes to their menstrual periods. Whilit can take months for the cycle to return to normalcy or remain irregular in between, women need to remain cautious to avoid becoming pregnant as they may be extremely fertile before their period normalizes. ...Read more

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I exclusively breastfeed my 9 month old. I haven't had a period.I've limited her nursing and now i'm having bloating and cramping. What does this mean?

I exclusively breastfeed my 9 month old. I haven't had a period.I've limited her nursing and now i'm having bloating and cramping. What does this mean?

Time will tell: Are you sexually active? Despite what some may think...You can get pregnant even though you are breast feeding. You may also be starting to menstruate again. Or it may just be your bowels acting up. ...Read more

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CSection&Tubal Ligation 8/14. Had 2 cycles in Nov.-2 weeks apart. Part-time breast-feeding. Bloating & increased urination yesterday. Cancer?

CSection&Tubal Ligation 8/14. Had 2 cycles in Nov.-2 weeks apart. Part-time breast-feeding. Bloating & increased urination yesterday. Cancer?

No cancer: Bloating and increased urination may be due to uriinary infection .or due to constipation .Talk to your doctor, get your self examined and urine test for infection. There is nothing to suggest for cancer , but to be sure talk to your doctor . ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating?

What causes frequent bloating?

Maybe IBS, but...: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more

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Entrometriosis cause bloating?

Entrometriosis cause bloating?

It's possible: Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus. This tissue can adhere to the bowel and cause a partial obstruction and bloating. ...Read more

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Calcium causes or prevents bloating?

Excess calcium : Can cause constipation and thus bloating. Make sure you are drinking plenty of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids to avoid the constipation effect of the calcium if you really need it or cut back on your calcium intake. ...Read more

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What causes gas and bloating?

What causes gas and bloating?

See your doctor: These symptoms can't be solved in this forum. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What commonly causes belly bloating?

What commonly causes belly bloating?

Belly bloating: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more