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What should I do if my breast are red after giving birth?

What should I do if my breast are red after giving birth?

Breast feed: Your breast may engorged after giving birth. If you choose to breast feed--> go ahead and feed your baby. It should help symptomatically. If you choose not to breast feed--> wear tight compressive bra and minimize nipple stimulation. If your breast start cracking and one of them get red/inflamed, you may have mastitis and may require further evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I have rash all over my body soon after giving birth. My baby is 6months and I breastfeed, what do I do?

I have rash all over my body soon after giving birth. My baby is 6months and I breastfeed, what do I do?

Pregnancy rash: Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy is an itchy rash that commonly begins on the abdomen, particularly within stretch marks (striae). It most usually develops during late pregnancy (third trimester) but can also start immediately after the baby is born. It was previously known as puppp (pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) but this name has been abandoned as it caused confusion. ...Read more

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What should I do if I am bloodshot in my eye after starting oral contraceptive?

What should I do if I am bloodshot in my eye after starting oral contraceptive?

Is vision affected?: If you are having any change in vision ass'd, please see an ophthalmologist to evaluate for any change in the retina. It is uncommon, but oral contraceptives have been linked to changes in the curvature of the cornea (causing decreased contact lens tolerance), retinal thrombosis and optic neuritis. None of these are common, and your symptom may be coincidental. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have no libido after giving birth?

What can I do if I have no libido after giving birth?

Be good to yourself : It is common to have low libido after baby's delivery. Being a new mom can be exhausted, stressful, overwhelming. The hormone does not allow good lubrication until 6 weeks after delivery. Get help to take care of the baby and yourself. Eat well. Get new outfit. Start exercising again. Feel good about yourself. http://www.babycenter.com/0_lets-talk-about-sex-after-the-baby_11802.bc?page=1. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst still present after 3 months of birth control and painful obgyn not doing anything what should i do im worried about my reproductive heal?

Ovarian cyst still present after 3 months of birth control and painful obgyn not doing anything what should i do im worried about my reproductive heal?

Depends: Birth control won't really get rid of ovarian cyst, just prevent follicles or egg cysts from forming. It really depends on if they are complex cysts and the size. If pain isn't tolerable you may need laparoscopy. However, there is always the possibility of complications with surgery. IF all else fails seek a second opinion with another GYN ...Read more

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What to do if my breast hurt after child birth?

What to do if my breast hurt after child birth?

Breast pain: You don't state how long it's been since you gave birth. Milk comes in between 3 to 5 days after delivery. This can be very uncomfortable, for up to about 2 weeks. If you aren't breast feeding, it will also take about that long for your body to get the message. Binding, cool compresses and, sounds, crazy, but cabbage leaves cold and on your breasts. Any pain beyond this period, call your ObGyn. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts sore if i'm not pregnant and two weeks from starting my period? It happens every couple of months and I am on birth control.

Why are my breasts sore if i'm not pregnant and two weeks from starting my period? It happens every couple of months and I am on birth control.

Hormonal changes: As your period cycles through the month, hormones will wax and wane, ...Some woman can get symptoms of breast being sore or getting full even though they are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Hi,breastfeeding my babies two times without stopping now when I stopped I have very small breast please tell me what I do to enlarge my breast safely?

Hi,breastfeeding my babies two times without stopping now when I stopped I have very small breast please tell me what I do to enlarge my breast safely?

Do you have twins?: If breast feeding the babies caused your breasts to become smaller, it probably means that the initial engorgement has been relieved. Since this is a physiologic process, your breasts should fill up naturally given the time, you should continue to eat and rest well and keep babies to suckle regularly. ...Read more

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What to do if I am due in three weeks and still have no idea if I want my son circumsized or not pleasehelp! what are pro n cons to both?

What to do if I am due in three weeks and still have no idea if I want my son circumsized or not pleasehelp! what are pro n cons to both?

Personal choice: In the us circumcision is commonplace, 80-90 %, france 30%, australia 30%, great brittain 10% (not covered by national health insurance). There is data suggesting increased life risks of UTI & std if not & i remember it being the most requested elective surgery amoung young enlisted men during my navy years. If it is done at all it is easiest and heals quickest in newborns. ...Read more

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What can I do if I am have trouble holding in my stool after giving birth?

What can I do if I am have trouble holding in my stool after giving birth?

Evaluate: If you are having problems losing stool, something called rectal incontinence, you should see your OB dr for an evaluation. Your dr may refer you to a colon rectal surgeon if a repair is needed. Exercises are not very helpful here. Avoid foods that cause loose stools or excess gas. ...Read more

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My breast are sore when I have my period is this okay? I'm 16. What dose it mean with they are tender/sore? Thank you.

My breast  are sore when I have my period is this okay? I'm 16. What dose it mean with they are tender/sore? Thank you.

Yes: Unfortunately, this is very normal. Cyclic breast pain is very common and is due to the fluctuations of your hormone levels produced by the ovaries. Sometimes a NSAID like ibuprofen can help, 600-800mg ...Read more

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Could you tell me what would i feel or what would happen to my body if i take birth control pills and then morning after pill when I have breast cancer?

Could you tell me what would i feel or what would happen to my body if i take birth control pills and then morning after pill when I have breast cancer?

This does not make s: Your question does not make much sense to me. Do you now have breast cancer or you just imagining things ? Once there is a diagnosis of breast cancer made, we ask patients to avoid taking hormone pills, if possible. ...Read more

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I been having my period and it been bleeding for 5 months not stop I went to the doctors and they said my hormones are high what should I do.

I been having my period and it been bleeding for 5 months not stop I went to the doctors and they said my hormones are high what should I do.

See GYN: Time to see a gynecologist. Hormone levels really don't mean too much as a single level. You may not be ovulating and this is causing bleeding, but some young women do this with bleeding disorders as well. A gynecologist should be able to help and complete your work up. Sounds like you might need some provera (medroxyprogesterone) followed by the birth control pill to control things. ...Read more

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My breasts are really sore, i'm not pregnant and will not be starting my period and have not been on birth control for 2.5 months. What's wrong?

My breasts are really sore, i'm not pregnant and will not be starting my period and have not been on birth control for 2.5 months.  What's wrong?

Need GYN check up: The chances are you have some type of hormonal problem. That by itself may be caused by a physical disorder. Your best option is to have a gyn evaluation for a complete check up. Based on the findings by your gyn, an enocrine evaluation may also become needed. ...Read more

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Hi, I been on my period for 3weeks already and con., it is not heavy. Do you have an idea what is going on? My periods are irregular, i get them ever

Hi, I been on my period for 3weeks already and con., it is not heavy. Do you have an idea what is going on? My periods are irregular, i get them ever

Irregular bleeding : If you have irregular periods and are currently having a prolonged one it is a good idea to see a doctor to have an exam, do some blood work and probably an ultrasound to find the cause for your bleeding abnormality as it could be caused by a large variety of reasons ...Read more

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What can I do if my breasts are burning after breast reduction! normal?

What can I do if my breasts are burning after breast reduction! normal?

Maybe...: A variety of uncomfortable sensations may occurred after any surgical procedure, but only your plastic surgeon will be able to tell you whether what you are experiencing is “normal” or whether it is a sign/symptom of a complication. Best to follow up with your plastic surgeon for accurate advise and/or reassurance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 7weeks pregnant and i have the same itchines down there i usually get before period. Should i worry?

I'm 7weeks pregnant and i have the same itchines down there i usually get before period. Should i worry?

Don't worry;get care: A vulvovaginal itch can occur in pregnancy and needs to be evaluated, diagnosed and treated in ways quite similar and as simple as in non-pregnant women. Seek the care of an obstetrician, nurse midwife or Gyn nurse practitioner who can answer your question and offer you some reassurances. ...Read more

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