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Doctor insights on: Severe Engorgement Of Breast

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What is breast engorgement?

What is breast engorgement?

Milk's in: Breast engorgement is fullness and tenderness of the breasts, usually experienced on about the 3-5th day after delivery, which signifies that milk production is in full swing! it can be uncomfortable, but does not last long. Ask you OB immediately if you have severe pain, swelling, redness or tenderness in one or both breasts. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of breast engorgement?

SWELLING AND: Soreness and of course increase in size, maybe shape changes at times. ...Read more

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How is breast engorgement usually treated?

How is breast engorgement usually treated?

Breast will be large: Your breast will be full , tigt.Moreover, you must have a baby recently, or breast feeding or there must be some abnormal reason.Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you advise for breast engorgement pain!?

Can you advise for breast engorgement pain!?

Feed the baby!: Frequently feeding the baby is the best solution here. If you happen NOT to be breastfeeding, or you are weaning, then, you can try motrin for pain, warm compresses, and time. This will let up soon! ...Read more

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What's breast engorgement remedy?

What's breast engorgement remedy?

Medical & home: Generally speaking binding and ice compresses are medically recommended with medication being used rarely. However I have heard many women swear by the use of cabbage leaves. ...Read more

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How can I prevent breast engorgement?

Nursing or binding: Nursing your child will certainly prevent breast engorgement, though if you do not intend to breast feed, you can try binding them as tight as you can stand it for a couple of weeks, and it should suppress your natural lactation. ...Read more

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How is breast engorgement self-diagnosed?

Breast will be large: Your breast will be full , tigt.Moreover, you must have a baby recently, or breast feeding or there must be some abnormal reason.Consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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When must I call the doctor if I have breast engorgement?

When must I call the doctor if I have breast engorgement?

When uncomfortable: If there is one available through the hospital or labor & delivery, a lactation consultant might be the person to call first for a couple of reasons. One the consultant might be able to say over phone what to do based on years of counseling women in similar situations. Two getting information by calling the hospital staff might be quicker than going through a physician staff person or service. ...Read more