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From hormones: Any hormonal method of birth control could possibly cause cramping, sore breasts and nipples. Both the estrogen and Progesterone in bcp can cause this. When this happens to my patients i switch to lower estrogen dose pill and/or to a pill with a different progesterone, and see if that helps. ...Read more
?mastitis: Get eval to be safe, the green veins sounds like an odd presentation. Good luck. ...Read more
Age 24. Gave birth a week ago. Dark looking breasts during pregnancy. Flat nipple. Blood from both breasts in colostrum. Boil beside breast. Advice?
Nipple problems: If someone is breastfeeding and has cracked nipples there may be some blood. Most women don't have to deal with that. Also need to have someone see if it is a boil - as in an infection - or if it is a blister from nursing. If someone is having problems breastfeeding it would be a good idea to talk to a lactation consultant. Also should have breasts checked by MD to see if infected or not. ...Read more
Not pregnant,having nipple discharge on and off for months, white,not watery, no pain, no smell, both breasts, inverted nipple both breasts, normal?
Both breasts sharp pain, bruise underneath the nipples, nipples inverted, a little white discharge?
Common : Unfortunately, cracked nipples are very common while breastfeeding. There are several over the counter preparations available to help and many experts recommend cabbage leaves for this. The Laleache League is a great resource for help with this and all issues related to breast feeding. Hope this helps. ...Read more
No: No - your body will make the breast milk composition its meant to make as long as your body has enough of the basics. As long as you eat a balanced diet, you should be fine. In essence, you should feel free to eat or drnik anything you wish (with large restrictions to things like alcohol of course) and your baby will do well. Breastfeed is great - but enjoy your food as well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does excessive breast pumping tend to dry up milk? I am breast pump and breast feeding. I am afraid of drying out
You have to be relax: Stressing yourself out and worrying too much may contribute to drying you up. You can use fenugreek to increase milk production by 900 % per research studies! drink plenty of fluids and get enough sleep 8 hours straight . Good luck .Fyi -pumping helps stimulate milk production not the other way around. ...Read more
Woman start produce lot of breastmilk, not pregnant.Frequent stimuli by sex, husband suck on breast, many orgasms.Tense breast, quirts milk when squeeze.
See MD: Likely that is related to frequent stimuli- from your husband. To stop it, you have to stop the over stimulation to the breast. Having said that, you should also go to see your doctor to rule out other causes like medication, other condition like certain tumor etc- especially with your excess hair and high blood pressure- certain tumor on the pituitary gland for instance has to be ruled out. ...Read more
Menses and libido: That is perfectly normal. Prior to your period, your estrogen level drops, leaving you with a relatively higher level of testosterone. Testosterone, in women as well as men, is what contributes to sexual desire/intensity. Some women are more receptive around ovulation and more aggressive near to menstruation. ...Read more
Can nipples be so inverted that they pull areolas in as well? 17 years old, developed breasts at 10, inverted nipples and no visible areolas.
Get a prolactin: level, it is probably highGet a more detailed answer ›
I have inverted nipples they come out only during cold or stimulation.i also hv saggy breasts. is it normal? M a virgin.will pregnancy correct this?
Normal: Normal to have inverted nipples. Common in women as well as men. Not sure what HV refers to but 'saggy' breasts could be due to size or normal genetics. If it's a cosmetic issue you could address it with a plastics doctor. Pregnancy will make your breasts fuller but generally with age and after pregnancy your breasts may develop stretch marks or lose more fat so might be worse, hard to say. ...Read more
Always had green nipple discharge when squeeze.but now with some white&a lot more than usual&breasts sore and bigger and feel full.Normal period 13/06
Stop squeezing!: The majority of nipple discharge is benign, meaning not related to cancer, especially if green or milky. Unilateral and spontaneous is more concerning than bilateral or with squeezing. First, get yourself examined by your physician or a breast surgeon. If not suspicious on breast exam and possible imaging and not due to meds, then leave your breasts alone and stop squeezing! It makes it worse! ...Read more
Breast milk: Breast milk is often described to taste and smell much sweeter than cow's milk. If you are not expecting to be producing breast milk, you should see an endocrinologist to test any hormones that could be related to the production of breast milk. ...Read more