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Nipple Biting (Overview)

Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on properly & nursing >


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Can nipple biting be a source of HIV transmission?

Can nipple biting be a source of HIV transmission?

Unlikely: Transmission of HIV through saliva is highly unlikely, since the enzymes kill the virus. If the person doing the biting draws blood and they are bleeding and have HIV disease, this is conceivable, but very improbable. ...Read more

Nipple Biting (Overview)

Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on properly & nursing >


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What is the definition or description of: Nipple biting?

What is the definition or description of: Nipple biting?

Nipple biting: Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League — "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on properly & nursing > ...Read more

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Overcoming Nail Biting (Checklist)

Trim and file your nails daily
Daily
Carry a file with you to deal with snags as soon as possible
Once
Get a weekly manicure
Weekly
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Can nipple biting be a source of HIV transmission?

Unlikely: Transmission of HIV through saliva is highly unlikely, since the enzymes kill the virus. If the person doing the biting draws blood and they are bleeding and have HIV disease, this is conceivable, but very improbable. ...Read more

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Can there be HIV transmission through nipple biting?

Can there be HIV transmission through nipple biting?

Only if...: Only if there is breast milk from a female, or if the biting is so hard that the skin is broken and bleeding occurs.

If you are biting that hard, it's too hard. ...Read more

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What can I do if my bf broke skin when biting my nipple, what do I do?

What can I do if my bf broke skin when biting my nipple, what do I do?

Get a new boyfriend: But seriously, clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide and apply antibiotic ointment or aquaphor and a bandage to the wound daily. ...Read more

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Can you gets aids from biting someone's nipple who has it?

Can you gets aids from biting someone's nipple who has it?

Blood transfer: If you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have wounds in your gums that could make you susceptible that way if the bite resulted in that person bleeding. HIV requires blood exposure/transfer which is not limited to intercourse. ...Read more

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My boyfriend broke the skin while sucking/biting my nipples, the skin is cracked and very sore and painful, what should I do?

My boyfriend broke the skin while sucking/biting my nipples, the skin is cracked and very sore and painful, what should I do?

Keep clean.: Treat like any other cut, and clean with dilute soap and water and apply a light coat of bacitracin and a bandaid twice a day. Use an unscented soap. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain, ibuprofen if it's been more than 72 hours since it happened, too, if needed. Is your tetanus up to date? If not get a booster within 2 hours. If the pain gets worse, or if you have redness, pus, fever, get checked now! ...Read more

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I am on my cycle and my partner was sucking/biting my nipple and a very little white discharge came out. Why? It looked like a small pimple were popped. On another occasion he was doing the same thing and clear discharge came out

I am on my cycle and my partner was sucking/biting my nipple and a very little white discharge came out. Why? It looked like a small pimple were popped. On another occasion he was doing the same thing and clear discharge came out

This : This may be galactorrhea. Galactorrhea occurs when there are milk secretions from both nipples and it is not because of breast-feeding. The milk can flow spontaneously or with sucking or pinching of the nipple. There may be a tiny amount of fluid or a greater amount. This is abnormal if it occurs in a male but can be physiologic in a female. There are many medications that can cause galactorrhea. If it is only from one side, would recommend that this be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have an old round dark scar from infant biting during nursing on my nipple, is over a year old noticed tonight it is larger, should i be worried?

I have an old round dark scar from infant biting during nursing on my nipple, is over a year old noticed tonight it is larger, should i be worried?

No: The scar may be "maturing" or demonstrating an increase in the amount of fibrous tissue. If the area continues to become larger or painful see a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Last period ended on 8/2/17, symptoms: very sore nipples, nausea w/out vomiting in the AM & when biting into certain foods, inc. sex drive, mood swings, cramps, fatigue, diarrhea every day but no pain. Could I be pregnant or paranoid?

Last period ended on 8/2/17, symptoms: very sore nipples, nausea w/out vomiting in the AM & when biting into certain foods, inc. sex drive, mood swings, cramps, fatigue, diarrhea every day but no pain. Could I be pregnant or paranoid?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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How to stop biting nails?

How to stop biting nails?

Where Things Stand:: Treatment of choice = habit reversal training which involves a) awareness training; b) training in substituting behavior that competes w/ nail-biting; & c) social support. But hrt has not proven sufficient by itself. Treatment tends to be more successful/enduring when combined cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance & commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy &/or psychopharmacology. ...Read more

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How could mosquitoes be biting under my socks?

How could mosquitoes be biting under my socks?

She has her ways !!: The female mosquitoes suck blood – the males do not. Thus, the female's mouth is more specialized with a proboscis that touches our skin almost as soon as she lands. Her sharp mandibles & multiply bladed maxillae pierce the skin as she moves her head back and forth. ...Read more

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What are good solutions to obsesive cuticle biting?

What are good solutions to obsesive cuticle biting?

Notice it: Often if you can notice that it is happening, you can stop these kinds of habits. However, some will paint their nails with jalapeno juice or some other vile taste to help remind you not to. The other thing you try is to carry nail clippers or files with you, as often it is the desire to clear a hangnail that starts it. ...Read more

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Occasionally, striking pain on tongue that lasts for a minute. Tongue biting, too.?

Occasionally, striking pain on tongue that lasts for a minute. Tongue biting, too.?

See a dentist : Please see a dentist who can actually take a medical and dental history, examine your mouth and try to determine the cause of your problems. You won't be able to get a reasonably accurate diagnose over this type of forum. There is too little information given, too many possibilites and only guesswork on our part. ...Read more

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Is cheek biting ocd?

Is cheek biting ocd?

No usually: Body-focused repetitive behavior (bfrb) is not usually considered obsessive-compulsive disorder. Behavioral modification treatment and possibly medication is often helpful. ...Read more

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What does lip biting mean?

What does lip biting mean?

Nervous habit: Nervous habit. Stop it when you catch yourself doing it. It takes 21 days to break a habit. ...Read more

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What exactly is lip biting?

What exactly is lip biting?

LIP BITING: It is mannerism or sign of nervousness biting the lips. ...Read more

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How can I overcome nail-biting?

How can I overcome nail-biting?

Relax: Nobody has any definitive answer to cause or cure of this. It may be a type of compulsive behavior so possibly OCD therapies can be considered. Some people put bad-tasting agents or thick lacquer on their nails. Clip your nails very short. Do not waste much emotional energy on this. Lots of people bite their finger nails and even toenails. They stop when they lose their teeth or without knowing. ...Read more

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How to stop cheek biting asleep?

CHEEK BITING: The dentist will put a dental guard to keep you from grinding teeth while asleep so you can not bite your cheek. ...Read more

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Methods to stop lip biting habit?

Methods to stop lip biting habit?

Cognitive behaviorTx: If lip biting has been occurring over a relatively brief period, I would encourage the individual to become more conscious or aware and making a mental note, or instead by keeping a daily journal of all the details; if the behavior continues I would recommend a therapist who practices cbt. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid lip biting?

What can I do to avoid lip biting?

Know why.: To avoid it, you need to know the cause. Most lip biting is related to a [bad] habit or the way you bite (occlusion). The first one has the simplest (and sometimes the hardest) solution: stop doing it. The second involves balancing and aligning your bite to keep you teeth from pinching: the solution could be orthodontics, crowns, new dentures (if you use these), or other treatment. Ask your dds. ...Read more

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What helps lip biting when nervous?

What helps lip biting when nervous?

Attend / Substitute: You have to notice when you are doing it. Ideally try to notice what the feelings or thoughts are that precede it. Usually to pay attention to something it helps to track it. A log on your cell phone or on a piece of paper. Time, thought, emotion. Then try to substitute something else — when you feel the urge perhaps say the word "relax" to yourself and imagine yourself someplace relaxing. ...Read more

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How to stop myself from lip biting?

See your dentist: Have your dentist see you to check your bite. Maybe your bite may need adjusting so you won't bite your lip. Is this a habit you have? Is this something that started happening recently? ...Read more

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How can I stop my nail-biting habit?

Nail biting: Nail biting is usually a nervous habit that can be hard to stop. Some methods that have worked include application of otc nail lacquers that contain foul tasting or hot substances that make biting distasteful. Also, occasional oral meds such as a ssri or other anti-anxiety meds may work. ...Read more

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Can you get a cyst from biting your lip?

Can you get a cyst from biting your lip?

Cyst from biting lip: There are some types of cysts that can arise from lip trauma. Some are blue some are thick and dense. Cysts by definition are sacks filled with fluid and line with epithelium cells. Not all lumps are cysts. Hard dense areas can be fibromas (common after injuries) blocked salivary or mucous gland can cause swellings. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more