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Underarm Knots While Breastfeeding
Why is it not safe to use green peeling oil and bleach your underarm when you are breastfeeding? What can be the effect on the child? Thanks!
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
Breastfeeding: I am not certain i understand your question well. However, some breast tissue occasionally extend to the are of the axilla (underarm) and i think the pressure you are referring to must be coming from that area. If my advice does not answer your question, please rephrase it and send it again. ...Read more
I've been breastfeeding for about 2 months. Recently i've experienced armpit itching during feedings. What can be causing this & how do I fix it?
Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
When i was breastfeeding my son 2 weeks ago under my left armpit started to hurt as he was trying to suckle. Could it be cancer?
I'm a 23 year-old female with a painful hard vein in my armpit. Why could this be and what can I do about it? Could this have to do with breastfeeding even though the painful vein is a good distance from the breasts?
In : In a patient who is actively breast feading a palpable lump or cord can be indicative of a clogged duct. This condition is treatable by your physician or lactation consultant. However, if there is an identifiable "vein", your assessment may be correct. Regardless, you should report this to your primary doctor or your ob/gyn physician. Depending on their assessment, an ultrasound can be very helpful to futher evaluate whether it is a vascular issue or breast duct issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trying to dry up milk. Not breastfeeding. Developed clogged duct under armpit. How to treat without expressing milk? 10 days post partum.
I have two lumps, on in my armpit and one at the bottom of my left breast. I'm breastfeeding my 3m/o, no mastitis or problems while feeding. ?
Lumps: Difficult to know what these are. You need an assessment and an ultrasound soon. All the best. ...Read more
I have had swelling near my armpit, night sweats, and weight loss for 3 weeks. Still part-time breastfeeding. Baby 3 mos. Could this be cancer?
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