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Sore Breasts Nursing
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more
?mastitis: Get eval to be safe, the green veins sounds like an odd presentation. Good luck. ...Read more
Get a prolactin: level, it is probably highGet a more detailed answer ›
From hormones: Any hormonal method of birth control could possibly cause cramping, sore breasts and nipples. Both the estrogen and Progesterone in bcp can cause this. When this happens to my patients i switch to lower estrogen dose pill and/or to a pill with a different progesterone, and see if that helps. ...Read more
Could be normal: Sore breast are common in breast feeding, there is a chance that you might have a breast infection if you are experiencing deep burning pain. Also while breast feeding it releases hormone called oxytocin, which make the uterus contract. That could be why you are having pain. ...Read more
Nursing: Keep nursing on that side especially, if the milk gets backed up causing milk cysts and pain you can use warm compresses and manually massage to clear that locked dust if nursing doesn't do it. Or pump that side to get better suction to get it out. Just don't stop nursing the sore side as that can lead to infection. Sounds backwords but it works. Call your lactation consultant for guidance also. ...Read more
Probable fungal infe: There is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more
So take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Nipples swollen, breast feel heavy, viens in breast, mood swings, backache. Are these pregnancy symptoms?
Breast pain, feel engorged but not pregnant or nursing and my cycle is in 13 days. So what could it be? More pain in one but don't feel lumps.
I am experiencing excruciating breast pain (burning, shooting, itching and deep) immediately after nursing. Lasts for an hour. No puss or flu symptoms?
FAQ nursing pain: Excrucuating pain as described needs a doctor's evaluation. In the interim, please check this link FYI: http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/breastfeed-discomfort.html ...Read more
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