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Doctor insights on: Inappropriate Breast Milk Production Galactorrhea

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How can I increase breast milk production?

How can I increase breast milk production?

See below: Fen u greek and brewers yeast have been used to increase breast milk production. You can also try pumping. ...Read more

Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
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Galactorrhea (Definition)

Galactorrhea is a condition where milk flows from the breast at a time not associated with pregnancy, childbirth, or nursing. It can occur at any age and in both sexes. While it might be due to innocent benign processes and even medications/drugs, it needs evaluation to rule ...Read more


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How to increase your breast milk production quickly?

Breast milk: Eat healthy, get rest, drink plenty of fluids and breast feed/pump every 2-3 hours ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I increase my breast milk production?

I was just wondering how can I increase my breast milk production?

Nurse often and pump: If you are trying to increase your milk production try to nurse your infant every 2-3 hours during the days, no more than 30 minutes of total feeding. After the feeding i would try to pump for 10 more minutes using a good electric pump. Make sure to drink plenty of water and eat well. Breast feeding is a sensitive supply and demand system and the more the baby demands the more milk you'll make. ...Read more

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Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Do not know: Breast milk production naturally occurs if pregnant....It would be helpful if you did a pregnancy test and see your doctor. There are a couple conditions that are not normal where a woman can lactate inappropriately ... ...Read more

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I heard that panadol (acetaminophen) decreases breast milk production. Is it true?

I heard that panadol (acetaminophen) decreases breast milk production. Is it true?

No: Panadol (tylenol, acetaminophen) has not been associated with decreases in breast milk production. Though it crosses into breast milk no observable changes have been associated to nursing infants of mothers on acetaminophen. As with other drugs, consider use only if benefits to mother out weighs any potential risk to the infant. ...Read more

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My wife's breast milk production has greatly reduced after her levoxyl (thyroxine) been readjusted to 50 from 75. Is it possible coz nothing else has changed.?

My wife's breast milk production has greatly reduced after her levoxyl (thyroxine) been readjusted to 50 from 75. Is it possible coz nothing else has changed.?

Unlikely: Although Levoxyl (thyroxine) can have endocrine and metabolic adverse effects, such as menstrual irregularities, i doubt that your wife's diminished breast milk production is related. As an aside, although Levoxyl (thyroxine) enters breast milk, adverse events to infant or mother during breast feeding have not been reported. I am not sure of the cause of your wife's decreased milk production. ...Read more

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Breast milk supply worry?

Not sure: What you are asking. If you are having a breast milk supply worry look for a lactation consultant in your area. Mothers milk tea also can increase supply as can chinese medicine. Find an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner in your area. ...Read more

Milk Production (Definition)

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