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Please suggest remedies for sore breasts ?

Please suggest remedies for sore breasts ?

Fibrocystic breasts?: You should certainly be checked for a breast mass or other abnormalities. If you have fibrocystic breast disease, which is common and not dangerous, you should try Motrin or alleve (but not both) and evening primrose oil tablets. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Not without doctor: not without doctor examination and reaching for a proper cause and providing treatment that could be hormonal or could be something else saying that stay away from caffeine and chocolate and try combination of vitamin E and Ibuprofen until you see your doctor ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Can you suggest some home remedies for sore throat and swollen gland?

Tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

My left eyelid is swollen and puffy. Is there a home remedy for this?

Allergies : Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. Another cause could be a blocked sweat duct around the eye. In that case patients respond to warm compress. It could also be other problems. ...Read more

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What natural remedies for a breast abesess?

Surgical drainage: Whenever there is an abscess it must be drained . That is the rule of nature. You must see a doctor to have it incised and drained. Then you can look into the cause and natural ways of prevention. ...Read more

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What are some homeopathic remedies for fibrocystic breast?

What are some homeopathic remedies for fibrocystic breast?

Evening Primrose: Fibrocystic changes are normal findings in breast tissue. For most of us, these are more prominent around the menstrual cycle. For others, it can occur at any time and usually leads to pain and increased lumpiness. The most common remedy is to decrease caffeine. Evening primrose taken by mouth is helpful. Vitamin e is recommended as well. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

No cure: Fibrocystic breast disease is the presence of fibrocystic tissue in the breasts. There is no cure for fibrocystic breast disease but there is treatment to decrease the discomfort. Decreasing caffeine intake will minimize breast tenderness and increasing vitamin E to 800 or 1000 international units (iu) each day will also decrease the pain. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling below the areola (besides inflammatory breast cancer)? No redness, pain, etc. Swollen nodes, but have been battling an infection.

What can cause swelling below the areola (besides inflammatory breast cancer)? No redness, pain, etc. Swollen nodes, but have been battling an infection.

Fibrocystic changes: Swelling below the areoal is ususally from benign causes. Inflammatory breast carcinoma is a lesion of the subcutaneous lymphatics of breast infiltrated with Ca. The breast becomes swollen and erytenatous with the edges of the lesion elevated. A 3D mammo or MRI of breast can resolve the issue. Bx is necessary to RO inflammatory Ca which can be lethal. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for sore clogged milk ducts other than warm compress?

Any home remedies for sore clogged milk ducts other than warm compress?

Cabbage leaves: have been commonly recommended to help ease the discomfort of engorgement and early mastitis. They are cooled and placed against the skin inside of a bra or snug shirt for up to 2 hours. Comfrey, Calendula, Rosemary, Dandelion and Marshmallow root applied as a poultice/compress for 5-10 minutes may also help. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for prostate infectection and pain?

Is there any home remedies for prostate infectection and pain?

Antibiotics : If you truly have an infection, then you need antibiotics. That said, some things that can help include anti inflammtories, sitting in a tub of warm water, and avoiding things that may exacerbate the problem, like bike riding, sexual activity, caffeine, spicy foods, and alcohol. Zinc is found in high concentration in prostatic fluid and can help fight infection. ...Read more

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Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

Depends : It would depend on the cause. If it is from trauma, it will take time and ice may help. If it is from an unknown cause i would see a physician... Possibly a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for ear drainage and a sore, swollen throat while breast feeding?

What medication can I take for ear drainage and a sore, swollen throat while breast feeding?

See your doc: You need to have throat cultures and an ear exam to diagnose your infection. You will need to be treated with antibiotics. Your doc can prescribe an antibiotic safe with breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Any tips for soothing swollen lymph nodes?

Any tips for soothing swollen lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat very sore and swollen eyes?

Are there any home remedies to treat very sore and swollen eyes?

Certainly : The question is... Why are they sore and swollen. I would suggest you see an eye doctor and get a diagnosis first, then look for at home treatments. There are simply too many things that could cause such symptoms to recommend a cure all treatment. ...Read more

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What can be done for sore breast and breast lumps?

What can be done for sore breast and breast lumps?

Fibrocystic changes: Assuming no other symptoms, what you describe could be fibrocyctic breasts. A common issue amoung women.They are not malignant. Adequate breast support and wearing a bra at night, may provide relief of symptoms. Antiinflammatory medications, including Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medications (nsaids), also help. Vit c, e, b and primrose oil may help although not well studied. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for a sore throat?

Are there home remedies for a sore throat?

Yes: F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider & get a strep throat test & culture. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey & a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for swollen tonsils?

Swollen tonsils: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read more

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Help! could swollen breast lymphnods make it hard to breath?

No: The lymph nodes you can feel are outside the chest cavity. If you are having breathing trouble you should be seen before it gets worse. ...Read more

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How can I soothe sore/swollen breast after delivery?

How can I soothe sore/swollen breast after delivery?

Breast pain: Hi, do you breast feed? In first couple of days after delivery the breasts become engorged due to production of lots of milk and as soon as mom starts feeding the baby the pain becomes better, plz read below: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/a8489/breast-pain ...Read more

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Had my spoting n blood clot had it 8/4 now have swollen breast and cramps what can it be ?Negative pg test

Had my spoting n blood clot had it 8/4 now have swollen breast and cramps what can it be ?Negative pg test

Period symptoms: Not sure if you just had spotting or a period. When is your period due or did you miss it altogether? If you missed but spotted instead and have negative pg test, it may have been too early for pregnancy to become positive. Repeat it in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's lower abdomen feels very hard, swollen breast last 9/9/12, now weight gain. 9/13/12 we had pt and negative, still no mens until now.

My girlfriend's lower abdomen feels very hard, swollen breast last 9/9/12, now weight gain. 9/13/12 we had pt and negative, still no mens until now.

Repeat HPT : You don't mention last menstrual period date, or the timing of the hpt. Sounds like a pregnancy. Please recheck the hpt in a week. If still negative, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Any medical reason i have sore swollen breast on day 45 of cycle and neg hpt i ve had no major diet or exercise change and no unusual stress? Thank u

Any medical reason  i have sore swollen breast on day 45 of cycle and neg hpt i ve had no major diet or exercise change and no unusual stress? Thank u

Keep cking for preg: The OTC preg tests are good but not perfect! A blood test for pregnancy is much more accurate! Sometimes this just happens with an abnormal cycle, caused by who knows, sorry! If not pregnant, then it should resolve soon! If not see your physician ...Read more

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What poss causes my rt breast to have 3 reoccurrences of red, fevered, hard, sore, swollen breast aft bilateral mastectomy?

What poss causes my rt breast to have 3 reoccurrences of red, fevered, hard, sore, swollen breast aft bilateral mastectomy?

Time dependent: If these are happening soon after the surgery, it may have something to do with the body absorbing sutures. If the surgery was a while ago, then it may be areas of abscess, usually from oil glands that cannot drain. It is something that most surgeons would want to see, especially when it is happening. ...Read more

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What poss causes my rt breast to have 3 reoccurrences of red, fevered, hard, sore, swollen breast aft bilateral mastectomy ?

What poss causes my rt breast to have 3 reoccurrences of red, fevered, hard, sore, swollen breast aft bilateral mastectomy ?

See your doctor: This cannot be answered without being in front of a physician. I recommend you contact your surgeon, plastic surgeon or oncologist so they can examine you and evaluate you appropriately. This can be anything ranging from infection to cancer. Please get checked out. ...Read more

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Wet soft cervix? Sore nipples and swollen breast? What can it be?

Wet soft cervix? Sore nipples and swollen breast? What can it be?

Various: things could be happening from normal to not so. I would suggest a pregnancy test (Home) and then consider seeing your GYN doctor to be evaluated for these symptoms if they persist. ...Read more

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How long i'd have to use the bainder in my breast so i don't get infection, mastitis, hard and swollen breast after a c-section, i can't breastfeed.

How long i'd have to use the bainder in my breast so i don't get infection, mastitis, hard and swollen breast after a c-section, i can't breastfeed.

Only a few days: You don't have to use it and you are still likely to get engorged, but the binder will be somewhat helpful. Your breasts will be most uncomfortable for about a day. So long as you don't try to empty them, they will then start to go back to normal and the binder will no longer be necessary. ...Read more

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I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms  of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

See doctor: Off the cuff, I would suspect pregnancy at the top of the list. If pregnancy is a possibility, get tested for it. Nonetheless you still should consult a doctor soon- An OB if pregnant, your PCP if not. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles(both), swollen breast, weight gain, back aches, severe cramps, missed period.

Swollen ankles(both), swollen breast, weight gain, back aches, severe cramps, missed period.

Pregnant?: Of course there are multiple possibilities and you should consider being seen, especially with the issue of your legs swelling. Could you possibly be pregnant? ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

I am experiencing  breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.

Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

Immediate Med Eval!: Any mass in the breast should be considered a malignancy until proven otherwise. Putting evaluation off is taking a potentially lethal risk. I don't know if you have a cancer, abscess, or cyst. Get yourself seen by a doctor asap! ...Read more

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Can you get a breast infection from partner sucking breast? I have a sore swollen mass and will it go away on it's own or require treatment?

Can you get a breast infection from partner sucking breast? I have a sore swollen mass and will it go away on it's own or require treatment?

Mastitis: You might have developed mastitis which is infection of the breast tissue, a common condition breastfeeding female get. If the area is red, warm, painful, i suggest you see a doctor for evaluation. If it is indeed infected, you would need an anti-biotic for treatment of it. ...Read more

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I am on zoladex (goserelin) treatment for breast cancer. I suffer from severe hot flushes, swollen ankles and pain in joints. Is it normal?

I am on zoladex (goserelin) treatment for breast cancer. I suffer from severe hot flushes, swollen ankles and pain in joints. Is it normal?

Zoladex (goserelin) Side Effects: Yes, these symptoms are often observed as side effects alone or in combination with zoladex (goserelin). As always, it is wise to notify your oncologist so he can monitor your progress and consider these potential side effects in the context of your entire treatment protocol. ...Read more

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