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Lump In Breast After Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Common problem: You may be very sensitive. I would suggest being very gentle to your skin as well as aggressive in its care. Put your milk onto your nipples to give it a coating for protection. In addition i would try a lanolin cream or ointment in between feedings, then wipe off gently before next feeding. Moisturize the surrounding skin for more soothing relief. ...Read more
Lactiferous duct: A blocked or infalammed kactiferous dut can cause a tender breast lump or cyst. The lactiferous ducts carry the milk from the mamary gland to the sinuses behind the areola. Picture a tree where the roots are the sinuses and openings in the nipple and the branches and leaves are the mammary glands and lactiferous ducts. ...Read more
No: In general, you should have the lump evaluated before proceeding with a breast augmentation. Breast augmentation is an elective procedure. I think most plastic surgeons would want you to take care of the medically necessary issues before moving on to elective procedures. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Nipple feeling: Due to the invasiveness of breast reconstruction, the breasts will become numb after the surgery. However, the sensations in the area will return in time since nerves have the potential to regrow. Should any sensation return, this could take up to a year or two before the feeling completely returns. Learn more about the different breast reconstruction techniques here: http://bit.ly/2zGdsU9 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My breast is hard after stopping breast feeding for my 1 year kid what I can do to breast engorgement?
Ice Packs/NSAIDs: If you're not breastfeeding or pumping, it typically takes around 7-10 days after delivery to return to a non-pregnant/non-lactating hormonal level. During that time, you might feel some discomfort if your breasts become engorged with milk. Try applying cool compresses or ice packs, taking NSAIDs like ibuprofen or wearing supportive bra. If really uncomfortable, okay to express a small amount milk ...Read more
Yes: This is pretty common. Some women get so sore they just give up. Call your local la leche chapter for support and tips on helping the tenderness. ...Read more
Age 24. Gave birth a week ago. Dark looking breasts during pregnancy. Flat nipple. Blood from both breasts in colostrum. Boil beside breast. Advice?
Nipple problems: If someone is breastfeeding and has cracked nipples there may be some blood. Most women don't have to deal with that. Also need to have someone see if it is a boil - as in an infection - or if it is a blister from nursing. If someone is having problems breastfeeding it would be a good idea to talk to a lactation consultant. Also should have breasts checked by MD to see if infected or not. ...Read more
Sensation of milk let down in one breast, not breasfeeding. No other visible change in breast or lump. Is this breast cancer symptom?
Developed a lump in my breast 2 months after getting nexplanon (etonogestrel implant for bc) is it breast cancer?
Probably-no warranty: In all likelihood, you will be able to nurse. However it is possible that significant ductal damage may be incurred, that nursing may be difficult or impossible. If this is a major concern, you should either avoid implants until after completion of pregnancies or consider breast crease or armpit incisions. Remember that even without implants nursing may not be possible. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Breast lump in one breast areola region can it be cancer with nipple dicharge both breast white no odor only when squeezed?
See a doctor: I cannot tell here what kind of breast lump you have. It could be a benign cyst or skin cyst. It could be something else. The nipple discharge sounds benign and may not even be related to the breast lump you feel All breast lumps need to be evaluated by a doctor & appropriate testing to tell what you may have. ...Read more
It is possible: One of the potential risks of breast augmentation surgery is decrease or loss of nipple sensation. The published risk is about 10%. The nerve that gives the nipple sensation can be injured when the pocket that will contain the implant is created. If the nerve is injured or worse yet cut, there may be temporary or permanent loss of nipple sensation. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I'm 24 no kids. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, and peeling around areola?
I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?
Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more
Burning in right breast itching no more discharge painful nipple and lumpy breast feel movement in breast help?
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Rarely: Breast cancer surgeons have learned a lot from our plastic surgery colleagues and now try to apply many of the same principles that they follow with breast surgery so that we can, first and foremost, remove what we need to, but do so with minimal aesthetic changes. Of course, the size of the tumor relative to the breast and it's location will have an effect, but most patients have minimal changes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually yes: If you have a lumpectomy, you still will have feeling in your breast. If a lot of tissue is removed from the area behind the nipple and areola you may loose some (or all) sensation of the nipple. If you have a mastectomy you will have numbness of the skin adjacent to the incision where they made the skin flaps to remove the breast. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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