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Is it normal to have mastitis after weaning?

Is it normal to have mastitis after weaning?

Yes: Anytime you have milk sitting in the breast, you can end up with mastitis. Your doctor can give you antibiotics for the infection and using cold or heat packs (or cabbage leaves) can help with the pain. You may want to express some milk to help with the pain and give it by bottle or cup, but the more stimulation you give your breasts the more milk and the longer you'll produce. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain after a breast augmentaton?

Is it normal to have pain after a breast augmentaton?

Pain is normal: It is normal to have pain after surgery as long as you are having a normal amount of pain. My patients are generally off of narcotic pain medications within 24-48 hours after their surgery but that can vary depending upon several factors including size of their implants, their tissue laxity, and the degree of dissection that was necessary. Excessive pain is not normal and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr said it takes 3 months for breast tissue to go back to normal after stopping breastfeeding which is why I have to wait for mammogram. True?

Dr said it takes 3 months for breast tissue to go back to normal after stopping breastfeeding which is why I have to wait for mammogram. True?

True: This is true but if you have an abnormal lump, the an ultrasound can be done. At 25 (if this is your real age), you should not need a mammogram unless you are high risk. ...Read more

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Is it Norma to still be able to getting milk from breasts after 3 years of delivery?

Is it Norma to still be able to getting milk from breasts after 3 years of delivery?

You can: depending on the stimulation. If you are still breast feeding or having stimulation from sex then it is not unusual. If this is not occurring then you should be evaluated for a high prolactin level. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be lactating at 18 weeks?

Is it normal to be lactating at 18 weeks?

Yes: Many women will leak from their nipples during pregnancy. It often comes and goes through the pregnancy ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a discharge from breast?

Depends: On nature of discharge and whether pregnant or not. Blood abnormal, milk not necessarily. ...Read more

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I stopped breast feeding almost 8 months ago, is it too late to relactation? Is it possible to relactation at this point?

I stopped breast feeding almost 8 months ago, is it too late to relactation? Is it possible to relactation at this point?

Yes, but difficult : You have to your advantage the fact you were previously breast feeding. This makes relactation a bit easier, but it's still a daunting task. You must be very committed, very relaxed, and understand even with the best situation you may not be successful. If possible, get a lactation expert involved. Adoptive mom's who didn't even have a baby have done this, but it takes time and commitment ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Yes: Yes it is normal to bleed six weeks after delivery and yes ---- there is something you can take. There are birth control pills ---- but first consult with your Ob Gyn ...Read more

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Is it normal for breastfeeding to hurt me?

Is it normal for breastfeeding to hurt me?

Breastfeeding pain: During the first week or so, you can experience pain on the nipples which will disappear eventually. Make sure that your baby's lips are not sucking directly on the nipple - the whole nipple should be located behind baby's gumline so that the lips are around the areola (dark area around the nipple) where the sucking should take place. ...Read more

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Is it normal to develop lumps when breastfeeding?

Is it normal to develop lumps when breastfeeding?

Nursing: Yes, they are usually milk cysts which are cystic diatations of the milk ducts that are not draining completely with feeding. You can use warm packs and massage towards the nipple to get the milk out. Not ot alarm you, but if it doesn't resolve in a couple of days with above, tell your doctor, you may need an ultrasound to be sure it's not solid. ...Read more

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It is normal for one breast to hurt after ovulation?

Maybe: Usually both hurt but one can hurt more than the other. Consider seeing your primary provider for a thorough breast exam and possible mammogram. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lumpy breasts after childbirth if lactating?

Is it normal to have lumpy breasts after childbirth if lactating?

Clogged ducts: Breastfeeding women can develop clogged milk ducts which can make the breasts lumpy. It is important to get these out by completely emptying the breasts, and using warm compresses and breast massage during feeding/pumping. If they are not worked out, it is possible to develop a mastitis. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have contusion before menstruation?

Is it normal to have contusion before menstruation?

A contusion is an: Injury/ bruise. Is this what you meant to ask? ...Read more

Mastitis (Definition)

A painful infection ...Read more