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Milk From Breasts Not Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Abnormal: If you have significant amount of milk production from your breast, it could be due to an hormonal imbalance arising from side effects from medications, or intrinsice abnormalities. An evaluation by your physician can help tease the cause out for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lactation: If never been pregnant and never breastfed, see your doctor. ...Read more
What could cause colostrum/milk production in women under 30 who are not likely pregnant? Period is not yet late. Colostrum produced by both breasts
Prolactin: Breast milk is made in your breasts in response to a hormone produced in your pituitary called prolactin. Sometimes galactorrhea (milk production in the absence of a pregnancy) can be due to a tumor in the pituitary. Consider seeing a doctor to have your prolactin levels checked. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Galactorrhea: Men and women both have "milk ducts, " but a different hormonal environment leads to milk production in women only. Lactation is the true production of milk that occurs during pregnancy when Progesterone levels are high and stimulate maturation of the milk producing glands. Outside this setting, we worry about tumors and hormonal imbalances (prolactin) that lead to galactorrhea (nipple discharge). ...Read more
I am pumping to feed my baby breast milk but also using formula. (i'm not producing enough). Should I do breast milk only and formula only bottles?
I would: I don't have science behind this, but i don't know if mixing breast milk and formula will break down the good proteins in either liquid. I'm probably being overly cautious with this recommendation. So, if it was my baby, i wouldn't mix. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aborted 20 weeks from 11days breast milk but decreased, blood stopped today, is there possiblity get pregnant ,when May ovulate?while still have milk
Is there a med. To reduce breast milk for non pregnantive breast milk but im NT pregnant&it's making my breasts heavy&sometimes sore?
Galactorrhea: What do you mean --- you have breast milk md you are not pregnant? Ok! if his is what you mean--- thn this could be serious. See your doctor asap as brain tumor needs to be ruled out. Well! once that is ruled out, then we need to worry about the meds to reduce the milk production. ...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, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men & significant breast stimulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From research, mastitis is common when breastfeeding, I have all symptoms of mastitis but not breastfeeding, so is this from partner sucking breast?
Other causes: Mastitis is common while breastfeeding, but there are other causes, and often unrelated to suckling on the nipple. There is also a severe form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer that can look just like mastitis, with redness and warmth and swelling of the breast skin. You should have your physician examine you. ...Read more
See your Gyn : Many reasons for breast "milk" discharge: hormonal, that is from the pituitary gland in your brain possibly an small tumor within that gland, also, medicinal related, and finally persistent production from delivery. So see your gyn. ...Read more
My breasts are getting smaller after weaning from breastfeeding. Smaller than pre pregnancy weight. Is there anything I can do aside from implants?
Breast size: Unfortunately post pregnancy hormones are gone fat tissue in the breast gets depleted momentarily the breast will look smaller. Rest as she was also stretched by the hormones in the body getting ready to breast-feed this leads to sagging breasts in some might look like smaller breast ...Read more
It Can: Breast infections associated with breastfeeding may take the form of diffuse swelling (mastitis) and/or fluid-filled lumps that require drainage (abscess). Of course, the breast may get very "lumpy-bumpy" with breastfeeding without any infection. Either way, the lumps should resolve after treatment of the infection and discontinuation of breast-feeding. ...Read more
Woman start produce lot of breastmilk, not pregnant.Frequent stimuli by sex, husband suck on breast, many orgasms.Tense breast, quirts milk when squeeze.
See MD: Likely that is related to frequent stimuli- from your husband. To stop it, you have to stop the over stimulation to the breast. Having said that, you should also go to see your doctor to rule out other causes like medication, other condition like certain tumor etc- especially with your excess hair and high blood pressure- certain tumor on the pituitary gland for instance has to be ruled out. ...Read more
I stopped breast feeding 4 months ago but still produce milk. Could that make ttc harder due to hormones involved with milk production? I do ovulate.
Galactorrhea: Can be caused from medications, medical conditions and tumor. Please see your doctor to determine why you are secreting milk, . ...Read more
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