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Aside from lanolin, how can I treat a small nipple blister that I got from breastfeeding? Is dabbing alcohol safe? It's not a milk bleb.

Aside from lanolin, how can I treat a small nipple blister that I got from breastfeeding? Is dabbing alcohol safe? It's not a milk bleb.

No lanolin: I advised my nursing moms with sore nipples to clean gently with diaper wipe or moist washcloth and air dry after sessions. Then express small amount of your breast milk and massage in. Breast milk has lots of healing properties. Lanolin is an old fashioned advise and can cause the nipples to remain soft and easier to tear during nursing. ...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


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I am suffering from blisters around the nipple،what is the treatment, ?

I am suffering from blisters around the nipple،what is the treatment, ?

Need more info: Without seeing these and knowing your full history you would be much better off seeing a doctor and showing these to them. ...Read more

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I thought I had a milk blister in my left nipple but now think it could be an intriductular papilloma?

Get US of Breast: US should differentiate between two. If questions persist may need MRI, Galactography or Biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a blister on my nipple from poor latch. It has now gone yellow. Is it ok to continue feeding and should I treat it with anything?

I have a blister on my nipple from poor latch. It has now gone yellow. Is it ok to continue feeding and should I treat it with anything?

Nipple blister: A nipple blister turning yellow amy mean a bacterial infection has developed. Please have your OB check it out before continuing to nurse your baby with that nipple. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister on my right nipple. I haven't breastfed in almost a year. What else could cause this?

I have a blood blister on my right nipple. I haven't breastfed in almost a year. What else could cause this?

Cherry angioma: Benign. No need to treat. Easy to erase if you wish. We use electrodessicator or sometimes laser. See dermatologist if concerned. Or maybe something pinched you. ...Read more

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Is a blister on my nipple with pain all over my breast something serious?

Is a blister on my nipple with pain all over my breast something serious?

It might be: Have you recently delivered? Breastfeeding? Do you have a fever? Nipple discharge? This is potentially a sign of mastitis (soft tissue infection of the breast) or even breast abscess (soft tissue infection with collection of pus). See your provider as soon as you can. If you have a fever you may even want to go to the ER. ...Read more

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I pump exclusively (baby refuses to latch) and now have 2 severe blood blisters on one nipple. How do I treat them so i can continue to pump?

I pump exclusively (baby refuses to latch) and now have 2 severe blood blisters on one nipple.  How do I treat them so i can continue to pump?

Find support: Have you talked with your delivery team? Obgyns, midwives, doulas are all great sources of guidance and support. There are usually local breast-feeding groups that can be helpful with all sorts of new baby concerns. You can find friends and share both ideas and efforts. There are a few in franklin, tn. Less personal, but maybe enough - a druggist might have over-the-counter creams. Enjoy the baby! ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more