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How do you.Tell if the milk.Ducts on a womans breast are clogged?

How do you.Tell if the milk.Ducts on a womans breast are clogged?

Difficult: It is impossible to guarantee that a breast mass is definitely due to a clogged milk duct. Any breast mass must be evaluated by your physician. An ultrasound of the breast may assist in making the diagnosis. A clogged milk duct may lead to mastitis or a breast abscess so please see your md asap. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

It could occur: As a side effect of certain medications or with specific tumors. Galactorrhea. ...Read more

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What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

What causes a woman to havebreast milk when she is NT pregnant?

Get it checked.: 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 more

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Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Hormones !!!!!: During pregnancy your body is preparing for being able to care for the baby developing inside. Hormones prepare the breasts to make milk and to "let down" the milk in response to the infant crying or sucking. There is a lot going on inside a woman's body during pregnancy and at birth. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a non nursing woman to excrete a milk like substance during sex? Have not nursed over 30 years somwtimes juat a little, others lots

Is it normal for a non nursing woman to excrete a milk like substance during sex? Have not nursed over 30 years somwtimes juat a little, others lots

Breast exam time: This may be normal but it could be a sign of something going on in your ductal system within the breast. Monthly breast self checks and yearly breast examination by your doctor are an important part of breast cancer screening. I recommend an appointment with your doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Why prolactin in a woman who has already got a baby can stimulate milk production while it dosent do so in girl?

Why prolactin in a woman who has already got a baby can stimulate milk production while it dosent do so in girl?

Elevated prolactin: Levels can cause lactation in young females (and males). This can come from a pituitary tumor, hypothyroidism, and even nipple stimulation can also cause lactation. ...Read more

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Could a woman survive only on her breast milk?

Could a woman survive only on her breast milk?

Bizarre question: You mean pumped and stored or day to day? Although breast milk is nutritious it would only work as a tempory bridge for survival. If a refrigerator or freezer were packed with a significant supply, it might sustain someone for a period, but the creation of the milk takes metabolic work and more fluid than is produced. Eventually the individual would die of starvation and or dehydration. ...Read more

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Could a woman be allergic to her own breast milk?

Do Not think So: I have not heard of this.What reaction are you concerned about. More specific information might help provide a better answer. ...Read more