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What Can I Do To Soothe My Nipples During A Painful Latch
Lanolin, cool packs: Firstly, work on the latch technique with a goal of a pain-free latch. If it's too late, and your nipples are already abused, apply a few drops of breastmilk after each feeding to moisturize the skin. You can also try lanolin as a soothing agent. Gel-based cool packs can take the sting and burning down a few notches, and a dose of Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen can be in order for moderate pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chest pain just under the nipple on L side following a blow during hockey. There is no external bruising. It is painful to take a full breath?
Chest Contusion: Treatment for a chest contusion includes rest, cold compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Deep breathing exercises may be recommended to lessen the risk for atelectasis and pneumonia. http://www.freemd.com/chest-contusion/overview.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I've never dealt with sore nipples and painful Boobs and lots of discharge and fatigue during PMS what's the chance im dealing with it now? I'm 25
Acetominophen: Consider acetominophen or non- steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more
Yes: Try lanolin! it is natural and safe for your breast feeding baby. It works well for healing cracked nipples (and it also works well for sucking blisters on your baby's mouth as well!) some moms also like aquaphor- which is a vasoline like ointment that is safe to use as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat and massage.: First what is causing the pain? Is it under the nipple, in the breast, in the muscles under the breast, being referred to the nipple from the shoulder? Any discharge, bloody, milky, pus? Are you on birth control pills? Have you ever been pregnant? Get to your doctor who will put this puzzle together. ...Read more
Transient problem: About a half of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Normally it will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. Carrying around extra weight can aggravate the issue as fat can masquerade as breast tissue. Check with your doc if you want to be sure. ...Read more
My son 13.Has a hard ball behind his right nipple. Painful if pressed. What should I do? Thank you.Johan
What does it mean when a 14 year old females nipples are very painful? My sister is experiencing pain on her nipples.
Most likely hormonal: Hormonal changes are the most common cause except for medications, trauma and infections. Being that she is 14, thelarche (breast development) would have already occurred months (years) prior. Avoiding caffeine and a supportive bra may help. If there is redness or continued pain, she should see her doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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