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How Can I Avoid Getting Marks On My Nipples While Pumping
Hydrate : Watch temperature internally and externallyGet a more detailed answer ›
Work on it: You can try to just increase your activities (burn off) or you can do this and add some help.A visit with a clinical dietitian can help you plan a balanced nutrition that supports breastfeeding & meets your weight reduction goals.You can easily put 300 calories/day worth of loss through breastfeeding or loose a pound every 10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shaving tips: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more
General care: Lymphedema of the arm is seen following breast procedures (axillary dissection, radiation), and avoiding putting pressure on the arm doesn't prevent the swelling. Avoid scratches, injury of the arm that can result in infection and further damage of the lymphatics. Seek help of a lymphedema trained physical therapist for specific advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
35 weeks pregnant and I have gotten really bad stretch marks on my belly. What can I use after baby is here that will fade them tremendously?
Razor burn or: Sensitivity to products used. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize. ...Read more
My son feeds all night. How can I prevent myself from sleeping on him while breast feeding? I can't help it!
He doesn't need to: Dr. F is right. Not only will putting your baby in his own crib, on his back, drowsy but awake, reduce his chance of sids by 50%, it will allow him to learn self-regulation for consolidated sleep. Breast milk sugar bathing his teeth all night can cause cavities as teeth erupt, so wipe out his mouth before bed. At 6 months learned behaviors develop. Do you want him to be a trained night feeder? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Get help: There are several ways you can fix this, but the one thing not to do is to just wait and hope it will get better. A lactation consultant or nurse or doctor can help. If you are sore and cracked, it will cause you pain and put you are risk for infection! try allowing the nipple to air dry with some breast milk on them after feeds and review the baby's latch on position carefully. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi after birth I gained over 30kg now it's slowly coming down but how can I get rid of stretch marks and loose skin especially on the tummy and arms?
Manage your acne: It's a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that you owe it to yourself to manage aggressively. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, you're going to need prescription-strength medication from your personal physician. ...Read more
Not much: This is a huge problem for a lot of women. Hormones are driving this change. Sometimes weight loss can help (if you are, in fact, overweight). Sometimes taking birth control pills can lessen degree of changes during period. You can also try menstrual suppression... Skipping placebo week of pills and going straight to new pack, again, if you are on birth control pills. Ibuprofen can help too. ...Read more
I use to cut my wrist when i was younger and now have several huge scars on my wrist, which are extremely embarrassing. How can I get rid of them?
Consider: consultation with a plastic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will carboxytherapy help get rid of my stretch marks? When i was pregnant with my first child, i avoided getting stretch marks. Now that i've had my second child, I have stretch marks all over my stomach and it makes me self-conscious about wearing swimsu
My areolas are swollen, flaky and moist. My bra keep getting wet and sticking to my bra. I am not breastfeeding. How can treat over the counter ?
Try chromium : Try taking 200 -400 mcg of chromium picolinate daily which may help reduce cravings, increase your consumption of healthy foods that contain fiber which should make your feel full and hopefully discourage over eating and exercise to burn extra cals. You may also consider consulting a nutritionist/ dietitian who can create a comprehensive plan to help you minimize weight gain while on your period. ...Read more
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