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Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Yes: Not just because the milk makes them balloon, but also because working milk glands are bigger just as working muscles get bigger. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breasts to leak in pregnancy?

Is it normal for my breasts to leak in pregnancy?

Not uncommon: With hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, that start to allow breast milk to be produced for the upcoming baby, it is not uncommon to get some leakage. ...Read more

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Is it normal for breasts to be sore on implanon?

Is it normal for breasts to be sore on implanon?

Hormones: Nearly any oral or implanted contraceptive has intended consequences of hormone alterations that result in the inability to conceive but may have unintended or desireable/undersireable side effects of weight gain, breast enlargement, acne, hair growth, blood clotting, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my 7month old to be really tired?? Can it be that I've gone to formula now and not breastfeeding??

Is it normal for my 7month old to be really tired?? Can it be that I've gone to formula now and not breastfeeding??

Baby: It likely has nothing to do with the change in eating, unless feeding less often now that formula feeding bc that doesn't go thru you as quick as breastmilk. Can be tired from multiple reasons, potentially getting sick, growth spurt, etc. ...Read more

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Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should i squeeze it out

Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should i squeeze it out

Lactogenesis: Milk production occurs during two stages during pregnancy. Stage I happens during the second haft of pregnancy and produce small amount of milk. Stage II happens after delivery marked by onset of copious milk production. Some women may have milk secretion during stage I. No need to squeeze it out. Hope it will help. Thanks and take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge? Not like a lot but is there supposed to be any if vagina is normal?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge? Not like a lot but is there supposed to be any if vagina is normal?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have veins on your boobs?

Is it normal to have veins on your boobs?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more

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Is it normal for women not pregnant to lactate ? Does it mean something more if it's only in one breast and not bilateral?

Is it normal for women not pregnant to lactate ? Does it mean something more if it's only in one breast and not bilateral?

No: Lactation without pregnancy is an indication of some hormonal disturbance. You should visit your doctor and let him examine you and order tests to make sure your pituitory gland(located under the brain) is healthy. Sometimes a small adenoma(prolactinoma) in the pituitory gland can cause lactation like you have . It may require blood tests and x-rays of this gland to check you for this condition. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my pelvic to hurt a little during ovulation? Not ovulating anymore so pain has left. If not normal what can this be?

Is it normal for my pelvic to hurt a little during ovulation? Not ovulating anymore so pain has left. If not normal what can this be?

Mittelschmerz: Ovulation pain is called mittelschmerz (mid month) pain and last anywhere from a few hours to 2-3 days and in many women alternates sides from month to month as women tend to ovulate on one side one month and the other the next. Though many women have a dominant ovary that ovulates more often. ...Read more

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What would my pediatrician do since my period has been longer then it should be and my breasts are sore? Is it necessary to undress completely?process

What would my pediatrician do since my period has been longer then it should be and my breasts are sore? Is it necessary to undress completely?process

Depends: It definitely depends on how long you have been bleeding and what your sexual history is. Breast tenderness is often associated with menstruation. When you go in for an evaluation a pelvic exam may or may not be warranted. Likely your doctor will want to do a urinalysis, urine pregnancy test and ask questions about your menstrual history. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my period symptoms to be really severe?

Is it normal for my period symptoms to be really severe?

See remark: You are a young lady !! Have your periods always been so or this is new ?? I strongly suggest you see a gynecologist.Tell your mother to go see one.Do tablets of Ibuprofen don't help?? Don't suffer in silence young lady.You have a the whole world for you to enjoy ...Read more

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Is it normal for me not to be hungry on my period ?

Is it normal for me not to be hungry on my period ?

Yes: The hormonal changes of your cycle may be responsible. It may be helpful to stick to a sensible diet to avoid the overeating that follows this fasting. ...Read more

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My period is over and my breast is still heavy what might be the problem?

My period is over and my breast is still heavy what might be the problem?

Likely nothing: Very common for some women - can be caffeine related. If it doesn't resolve, check with your obgyn good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal for just one of my breast to be hurting?

That depends.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. See your physician if concerned. ...Read more