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Should You Remove Nipple Piercings Before You Use An Aed
In an emergency: just use the AED.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do I have to remove my piercings for a laparoscopy? I got my nipples done yesterday, would I have to use a retainer? I'm not sure if I can change them
Maybe: If they are metal, and the surgeon needs to use a monopolar energy source, it will put you at risk to get burned at the location of the metal. Discuss this with the nurse, and surgeon when you get to the hospital, and they will let you know before your procedure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
White stuff coming out of my nipples when i squeeze them. I use to have a piercing in 1 of my breast, it's gone now. I squeeze stuff out of it sometimes. When i squeezed my breast 1 night white hard looking stuff come out of my nipple, then i squeezed the
Nipple : Nipple discharge can represent a variety of things. If the cause was infectious you would likely have associated symptoms including erythema(redness), pain, odor, and possibly fever. Milky discharge can be normal and resolve spontaneously or could be due to one of the following: tumors (proctinoma), breast cancer, benign breast masses (fibroadenomas), hormonal changes(mirena does contain a small amout of hormone), even an injury or trauma to the breast can cause this. As you see there are many possibilites, even more than listed here. I recommend a visit with your primary car eprovider or gynecologist for complete exam, and evaluation of this problem. Good luck. ...Read more
What is coming out of my nipples? Only when i squeeze i get a semi-thick white substance. I can see it under the skin before i squeeze it. Breast cancer does run in my family. I am 19 years old. No babies, no piercings, no birth control.
You : You describe leaking a white substance, which is probably breast milk and we call it galactorrhea. Breast milk formation is abnormal if it occurs more than 12 months after pregnancy lactation. You should have this checked to understand the cause. Galactorrhea is caused by an excess of a hormone called prolactin. Excess prolactin can be caused by intense suckling, medications, low thyroid hormone conditions (hypothyroid), excess estrogen (birth control pills), stress, some unusual brain lesions or even non-cancerous pituitary tumors. If the galactorrhea is caused by a specific disease then you need the disease treated. If there is no significant disease and the amount of discharge is minimal then sometimes no treatment is necessary. If the galactorrhea is causing embarrassing wetness or simply bothers you but there is no other serious disorder then medication can stop decrease the prolactin levels and the breast milk. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cleaning: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water, place on piercing ; allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once fully healed: can take 9 to 12 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
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