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Can lupron cause me to lactate? My boobs have milk coming out of them I've been on lupron for 3 months
Prolactin blood test: Have your MD do a prolactin blood test to determine if it is elevated first and if it is due to a pituitary small growth.(microadenoma). there is a medication Rx for that problem if it is found to exist. If the prolactin is normal then a trial of Lupron cessation may be appropriate. ...Read more
Help please. Could ammonium lactate cream 12% cream cause outbreaks on face and chest if used there?
Possible: It could definitely cause irritation and drying as it is a relatively strong acid. To what type of outbreaks are you referring? ...Read more
Not uncommon: Spontaneous lactation is not uncommon and usually not serious. Changes in hormone levels can trigger it. Lactation can be restarted by breast stimulation. Blood tests checking hormone levels such as thyroid and prolactin may help find a cause. Rarely tumors (usually not cancerous) may be a cause. Finally, some medications, (especially psychiatric) can cause lactation. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast milk: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
Lactation can : Continue for 1 year after you stop lactating. If it is more than 1 year, you will need lab test and examination. It is usually benign ...Read more
I had my son 8 months ago, I bottle fed instead of breast fed, is it normal to lactate out of the blue?
Not usually: Once the suckling stops on the nipples, the body usually senses no more production is needed and your milk production should taper off. If your breast are being stimulated still, you may still produce milk. Often the engorgement and swelling, without evacuation of the milk can get painful. See your dr./ob-gyn and get tested for hormones that may cause this too. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am still lactating after having my daughter I never even breast fed her how do I get it to stop?
My friend had blood lactate 3.7, after drinking water feels cold chest cavity followed by full body prickles. ER found nothing. What could it be?
Well, the most: obvious causes of lactic acidosis--severe bleeding, shock, infection, heart failure, CO poisoning, pulmonary embolism--would have been detected by ER. It can be associated with dehydration, severe anemia/leukemia or liver disease (probably also checked by ER), extremely strenuous exercise or overheating, alcohol/antifreeze poisoning, some medicines: INH, metformin. Needs follow-up by his Doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast pumps, lactai: In non-pregnant women who are adopting a newborn, a combination of pumping, prolactin and a galactologue, such as domperidone, an orphan drug, will result in lactation after a few weeks. This should be done under the supervision of a physician who is a breastfeeding expert and follow one of the available protocols. ...Read more
See your MD: There are a few reason for milk in the breast without recent pregnancy. You will need a breast exam, a prolactin level and give a list on any medications you may be taking. Some medications which effect the mind like lithium cause breast milk.Pituitary adenomas can to. See your md for evaluation. ...Read more
I had my last child 19 months ago, had a tubel and now my left breast is lactating again? Why? I never breastfed.
My wife has this sudden unusual pain in her left breast, she's lactating our 1month+ presently. No lump, just the pains. It got heightened last night?
One of the most: common complications of breast feeding is a blocked milk duct. When the flow of milk is blocked, it can cause pain. Massaging the area, emptying that breast first and changing the baby's position can help ease the discomfort. If a portion of the breast becomes hot, red and tender, it could indicate a breast infection (mastitis). In that case, a doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
No: The male breast does not have the same anatomy as the female breast. The female breast has tissue that is specialized to produce milk. The male breast does not. ...Read more
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