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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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I am breast feeding 2 wk old little one. And my breast are starting to itch on the under side of my breast. Not the nipple but my skin on my breast.?

I am breast feeding 2 wk old little one. And my breast are starting to itch on the under side of my breast. Not the nipple but my skin on my breast.?

Call your OB: Congratulations on breastfeeding. It is possible that a skin rash, including a yeast infection can develop when a large breast and the chest wall are in contact. Your OB can prescribe an ointment for this skin irritation or infection. Using a medication called Nystatin ointment. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right breast. Slightly inverted nipple, like just a crease line. When i lean forward, my areola obscures my nipple. Gp not concerned?

I have pain in my right breast. Slightly inverted nipple, like just a crease line. When i lean forward, my areola obscures my nipple. Gp not concerned?

If this is something: ...new and the pain is continuous, rather than cyclic, the prudent thing would be to get a mammogram. The nipple sticking to your breast tissue when you lean forward is an unusual finding. Especially if this worries you, bring it up with your GP. Sometimes, simply knowing that everything is okay is, in itself, very "therapeutic." Best wishes. Dr. A. ...Read more

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I am 22, I have lump in my right breast and my breast seems to br assymetric, when i touch the lump it pains.

I am 22, I have lump in my right breast and my breast seems to br assymetric, when i touch the lump it pains.

Can happen but rare: Being fearful is normal, but it is more likely to be a benign process rather than cancer, but it is important to seek medical help especially in women with a strong family history or if they are brca gene positive. See your doctor to make a diagnosis and treat you appropriately. ...Read more

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inverted nipple on my both breast and breast tenderness. I also have pain when I try to massage my left breast. Also have lump near armpit

inverted nipple on my both breast and breast tenderness. I also have pain when I try to massage my left breast. Also have lump near armpit

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Benign causes of breast pain can be caused by weight gain, diet changes, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras, caffeine intake, hormonal fluctuations and others. ...Read more

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I noticed when i squeeze my breast, I feel little lumps in breasts, could this be fibrocystic or normal breast tissues?

I noticed when i squeeze my breast, I feel little lumps in breasts, could this be fibrocystic  or normal breast tissues?

In your age group,: the overwhelming probability is that any breast lump is benign. So the answer is yes, but you should see your clinician to be sure. They may do an ultrasound to check it out. ...Read more

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Can I have breast augmentation before removing a lump in my breast?

Can I have breast augmentation before removing a lump in my breast?

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 more

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When i lie flat on my back, ny areola and nipple concave and i get big ridges in my breast. Is this serious? Not in other breast. Looks normal standin

When i lie flat on my back, ny areola and nipple concave and i get big ridges in my breast. Is this serious? Not in other breast. Looks normal standin

New development?: If this is a change for you, and the contour of your breast didn't used to be like this, then it is absolutely a cause for concern, and you should go see a breast specialist. Part of the breast self exam is "inspection". We always like for women to look in the mirror standing and bending in different positions to see if there are any changes in their breast contour. ...Read more

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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?

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

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24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

24 year old female. Discomfort in left breast. Movable and slightly painful lump on left side. Had small lump in armpit that hurt and moved around. After two weaks, lump in armpit spread vertically, and has a thin painful hard line that goes to elbow?

Probably: an infected lymph node in the axilla, lymphadentis, you need to see your doctor for assessment, or a surgeon, you may very well need antibiotics, meanwhile, use some warm compresses, rest and pain killers till seen, all the best ...Read more

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Lumps on my breast around the nipple. Should i be worried?

Lumps on my breast around the nipple. Should i be worried?

Breast masses: Any masses in the breast must be evaluated by a physician. Depending on family history and several other considerations, the lumps would be reasonable to warrant mammography or biopsy. See a physician. ...Read more

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Breast pain in right breast and armpit and numbness and tingling a little lymph in breast big lump in left corner of right breast and yellow discharge when you press on breast discharge?

Breast pain in right breast and armpit and numbness and tingling a little lymph in breast big lump in left corner of right breast and yellow  discharge when you press on breast discharge?

Immediate exam: Although you are quite young you will need a breast exam and ultasound. If masses are found you may need a mamogram and antibiotics if your physician suspects a breast infection. Get checked asap! ...Read more

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Wife has small pea sized lump left breast, it's located on the inner side near the sternum, not quite in breast tissue, to me it feels like muscle knot. Shes pregnant. Mamo next week, worry?

Wife has small pea sized lump left breast, it's located on the inner side near the sternum, not quite in breast tissue, to me  it feels like muscle knot.  Shes pregnant. Mamo next week, worry?

Breast lump: If the lump is hard, the first step could be an ultrasound to determine if the lump is a cyst or a solid mass. If she is 40 weeks pregnant, waiting 1-2 more weeks until after the delivery is an appropriate course of action before doing a mammogram. It is most likely an enlarged milk duct or lymph node, but it is important to follow through. ...Read more

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I had breast aug surgery in 2005--I have noticed that my left breast, just below areola, appears bruised--like a hickey. Ideas?

I had breast aug surgery in 2005--I have noticed that my left breast, just below areola, appears bruised--like a hickey. Ideas?

Irregularities after: breast augmentation are common. You would have to be seen and examined in order to say what is going on. Short of an examination it would be quite unethical to suggest possible reasons. ...Read more

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I am breast feeding. Why is my nipple pussy and my breast extremely painful?

Mastitis : It sounds like you may have mastitis, a common infection of the breast. See your doctor to confirm, as mastitis should be treated with antibiotics. It is safe to continue breast feeding your baby during treatment, but if you do not want to feed the baby the milk from the infected breast, "pump and dump" - get the milk out with a breast pump regularly, then throw it away. ...Read more

Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more