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Doctor insights on: History Of Breast Infection While Breastfeeding

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Is breast augumentation safe? Is thrre a ridk of breast cancer in future?

Is breast augumentation safe? Is thrre a ridk of breast cancer in future?

Safe: It is a safe procedure but should be done by board certified plastic surgeon. There is no increased risk of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What is the odds for breast cancer for women in her 40s with dense breast and no other risk factors?

What is the odds for breast cancer for women in her 40s with dense breast and no other risk factors?

Why do you ask?: It's moot. Breast density is not a factor. If you find a dominant mass, get seen without delay and a cure is highly likely. With zero risk factors, it's low but the real protection comes from alertness. ...Read more

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Does having children decrease and breast feeding decrease your chances of breast cancer.

Does having children decrease and breast feeding decrease your chances of breast cancer.

Yes: Check out the following link: http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/NotHavingChildrenorHavingFirstAfterAge35.html

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Sensation of milk let down in one breast, not breasfeeding. No other visible change in breast or lump. Is this breast cancer symptom?

Sensation of milk let down in one breast, not breasfeeding. No other visible change in breast or lump. Is this breast cancer symptom?

No: What you described is not symptom of breast cancer, however, you should get it checked out, especially to rule out susceptibility to infection. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?

Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?

Mastitis: There are 2 types of mastitis: 1- lactational, breast feeding related 2- non lactational: could be related to trauma to breast, infections elsewhere in the body, e.g. Uti, teeth work, sinusitis, etc. ...Read more

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After breast feeding stopped i develop lump in breast reason and treatment?

After breast feeding stopped i develop lump in breast reason and treatment?

May be: A galactocele from a blocked milk duct causing a milk cyst to form. Try local heat & contact your doctors to identify what this may be. ...Read more

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Does taking a collagen supplement like collagen powder increase the risk of breast cancer? I have a family history of breast cancer.

Does taking a collagen supplement like collagen powder increase the risk of breast cancer?  I have a family history of breast cancer.

No relationship: A diet rich in collagen is unrelated to breast cancer. With a positive family history you might need examinations more often than your peers. Hopefully you have dodged this bullet. ...Read more

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From research, mastitis is common when breastfeeding, I have all symptoms of mastitis but not breastfeeding, so is this from partner sucking breast?

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

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Does breastfeeding reduce a womens chance of breast cancer?

Does breastfeeding reduce a womens chance of breast cancer?

Yes!!: Breast feeding is thought to be "protective" for breast cancer. However, there are many other factors that go into breast cancer risk. So, breast feed with the reassurance you are reducing your overall risk, but please speak with your physician about the many other factors (family history, smoking, age of first period, etc.) that effect your overall risk. ...Read more

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Does breastfeeding reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Does breastfeeding reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Yes: Women who have had children and breast feed have a lower risk for breast cancer as opposed to never pregnant women, obese women and smokers. ...Read more

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PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding induces a semi perimenopausal state where the ovarian production of hormones is slowed, decreased or in some cases stopped. This is true regardless of having PCOS or not. There should not be a difference for someone with PCOS ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with breast cellulitis is it sign of breast cancer?

I've been diagnosed with breast cellulitis is it sign of breast cancer?

Well: Having cellulitis does not mean that you have breast cancer. However, peau d' orange is a breast appearance that can occur with inflammatory breast cancer. It is due to cutaneous lymphatic edema. Edema could occur with cellulitis or with inflammatory breast cancer. ...Read more

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I'm a 32 year old healthy female and there is no family history of breast cancer.What are my chances of developing breast cancer?

I'm a 32 year old healthy female and there is no family history of breast cancer.What are my chances of developing breast cancer?

Depends: Overall the lifetime risk of a women developing breast cancer is about 12%. Whether your personal risk is higher or lower than that depends on other factors such as age at onset of menstruation, age when first child was born, history of breast biopsies and ethnicity. ...Read more

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If a breastfeeding mother inhale pm2.5 while moving around, will that compromise the safety of her breast milk?

PM 2.5 particulates: The small particulates we deal with daily are no worse than the smoke from fires out distant great great grand parents dealt with.The placenta and your own bodies waste removal system (kidney, liver) sifts through your blood and purifies it before it crosses into the breast milk.All of us should avoid fumes from known toxins, oil paint, pesticides for our own health. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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


Mastitis (Definition)

A painful infection ...Read more