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Sharp Pain In Breast After Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding for past 3 mths. Had nipple pain, doc adviced to use nipple cream.sometimes I am getting sharp pain in breast and also itching. Pls adv?
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
I have been breastfeeding for 10 months and the last 2 months I have this random sharp pain deep in my breast only on the right side it happens a few?
NOrmal: It is normal to have these shooting pains. It is likely related to the letdown reflex. ...Read more
Breastfeeding. I've had a sharp pain in one breast for a few days. Stays in the same spot. Doesn't feel engorged. Between and during feeding. Concern?
A few things...: It could be a clogged duct — try soaking the area with warm compresses and massaging the area. Shooting pain can also possibly related to yeast. If the nipple is red and also hurting those are more signs of yeast. Can also look to see if baby has signs of thrush (yeast in baby's mouth) which would be a whitish coating on tongue. Pain can also be from a latch problem on one side. See doctor. ...Read more
18 years old breast feed a 2-month old I feel soreness on the bottom of my right breast but i also get these really sharp pains throughout my breast?
Breast pain: Thanks for breast feeding your new baby -it is the best way to start life. Your pain could be a number of things — from simple, stretching pains due to the milk production, to milk ducts contracting to empty, to more serious things like infection. If your breast is red or hot, or you feel sick or fever, then you need to be seen. Otherwise, nurse frequently to empty breast, warm shower and massage. ...Read more
7 pp c-sec and It just felt it the first time that when I breast feed I had a sharp pains on right side of pelvis? Never happened before?
After a week on antibiotics i still have a sharp/shooting pain in my right breast. Is this more than an infection? It gets worse after breastfeeding.
BREAST PAIN: If your breast is infected, you should not breast feed. Infection will go to the baby. Please check with your md. ...Read more
Breastfeeding for 9 months. Sudden sharp burning pain in left nipple shooting into breast. Only on left, no signs of thrush in baby or me.?
Yeast still likely: Even if you have no sign, nor the baby any sign, that history sounds suspicous for yeast. Get a good assessment by an experienced lactation consultant, and try to find a sympathetic doctor who would be willing to listen to the treatment suggestions by the lactation consultant. A provider that is a lc and an arnp would be able to see you and probably write a script for treationg you and the baby. ...Read more
Breastfeeding: Yes, it is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Breast feeding is ok: With the help of time & gravity all breasts will eventually sag. Factors that contribute to breast sagging include smoking cigarettes, a woman's body mass index, number of children she has given birth to, breast size prior to pregnancy & genetics. Breast feeding is not considered a major factor when it comes to breast sagging. ...Read more
Pregnancy changes it: During pregnancy your breast enlarge and the glands in your breasts get prepared for making milk once you deliver. Once the baby is out and starts to nurse your breasts get even bigger than they actively produce milk. However, after breastfeeding for any length of time, your breasts do decrease in size about a cup size. ...Read more
Not that much to do: Unfortunately, pregnancy can increase the size of the breasts as they engorge with milk production. Once breast feeding stops, the breasts will return and then look smaller of course when you were used to them being bigger. You are usually stuck with what god gave you. Short of that, breast implants are the best option. ...Read more
Sure: There are many women that pump their breast to collect the breast milk. As long as you're able to get milk got to come out this is usually sustainable. I would continue to try to breast-feed is as well. Laleche league is a good organization to get information from for this topic. ...Read more
On demand: It is advisable to feed your baby on demand, on his or her schedule. Consider breast milk may be digested in an hour to two hours as opposed to formula that can take 3 to 4 hours to become digested. That is why breast fed infants feed very frequently and it is not unusual for them to feed 10 t0 12 times in 24 hours. Newborns may lose a little of weight the first week and then start gaining. ...Read more
HPN RX: Yes, you can continue your rx. The dose is low. Breast feeding will be safe. ...Read more
Usually not.: Benign cyst pose no challenge in breast feeding. The usually tend to shrink during breast feeding. ...Read more
To med or not to med: You may not always need to resort to medications when having pain while breast feeding. If it's deep in the breast pain, massage and warm compresses may help. If engorgement pain, cool compresses and tight bra. If it's nipple pain, lanolin or coconut milk massaged into the nipples. If actually need med, acetominophen (tylenol) is the preffered for you and baby. And make dad do housework! ...Read more
Generally yes: The cyst itself is usually a benign issue competing for space with the milk producing glands. They are generally walled off and separate. They could interfere with the lacteals and might cause problems with flow. But arenot a risk to baby. ...Read more
Milk ducts: Breast firmness occurs by the increase in breast volume by the production of milk and the storage of the milk in the glands. Furthermore, an increase in water volume as a result of pregnancy also increases breast mass. Thus, the breast skin becomes more taut and firm as a consequence. ...Read more
Yes: Being young puts you at increased risk of pregnancy complications including, severe pre-eclampsia and c-section, but breast feeding should not be a problem. ...Read more
I know of: NO contraindication to breast feeding for a woman who is generally healthywith "Auto immune disease" with no other symptoms or conditions. ...Read more
Sure: Just wash the breast with soap and water after. ...Read more
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