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What Is The Best Treatment For Experiencing Nipple Biting
Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on ...Read more
Only if...: Only if there is breast milk from a female, or if the biting is so hard that the skin is broken and bleeding occurs. If you are biting that hard, it's too hard. ...Read more
Nipple biting: Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on properly & nursing > ...Read more
My boyfriend broke the skin while sucking/biting my nipples, the skin is cracked and very sore and painful, what should I do?
Keep clean.: Treat like any other cut, and clean with dilute soap and water and apply a light coat of bacitracin and a bandaid twice a day. Use an unscented soap. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain, ibuprofen if it's been more than 72 hours since it happened, too, if needed. Is your tetanus up to date? If not get a booster within 2 hours. If the pain gets worse, or if you have redness, pus, fever, get checked now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an old round dark scar from infant biting during nursing on my nipple, is over a year old noticed tonight it is larger, should i be worried?
No: The scar may be "maturing" or demonstrating an increase in the amount of fibrous tissue. If the area continues to become larger or painful see a healthcare professional. ...Read more
I injured my tongue by biting and eating too hot food. I have few red marks, one deep. What good for treatment and protection of infection. Thank.
If this is more than: If this is more than a minor cut, see a dentist or oral surgeon, especially the "one deep" cut you mentioned. Other minor bite-related cuts will be quickly healing if the areas do not get infected. Avoid spices ; alcohol that irritate open wounds. Make sure to keep the inside the mouth clean by rinsing with antiseptic mouth rinse. Make sure your hands ; food are clean also. Drink lots of water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on my cycle and my partner was sucking/biting my nipple and a very little white discharge came out. Why? It looked like a small pimple were popped. On another occasion he was doing the same thing and clear discharge came out
This : This may be galactorrhea. Galactorrhea occurs when there are milk secretions from both nipples and it is not because of breast-feeding. The milk can flow spontaneously or with sucking or pinching of the nipple. There may be a tiny amount of fluid or a greater amount. This is abnormal if it occurs in a male but can be physiologic in a female. There are many medications that can cause galactorrhea. If it is only from one side, would recommend that this be evaluated. ...Read more
I had root canal treatment, is it normal that the teeth next to the treated tooth feel tender to biting?
Yes this can: Be noted. One possible reson is that the bite load on the treated tooth was changed or even removed as a part of the root canal procedure. This places a little more load/chewing stress on the adjacent teeth. Also, inflammation from the "sick" tooth can have an influence on the neighbors. Explain this issue w your treating dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have seborheic dermatitis on my nipples. What is the best treatment? I've been using daktarin for 1 month with minimal effect.
I've been biting on my knuckles for about 7years. They are knots on my hand. How do I even my skin tone and get rid of it. Any cream treatments? Help
Time: Moisturizer, stop the habit, and months of time should work. ...Read more
Left middle finger has healing skin around nail (biting), when i press my thumb to the skin, i get a localized stinging chest pain@ bottomleft breast?
Referred pain: It is what we call referred pain. Pain in on area of the body when the originating event is in a distant part. ...Read more
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Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?
Rest, Ice, Elevate: Treatment of minor skin hematomas includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Heat application can also be helpful. Over time hematoma will gradually be reabsorbed and resolve. Just give it time. If lesion grows or becomes more painful with time see doctor for further work up and evaluation. Caution if you have pre-existing bleeding disorder. ...Read more
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