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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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How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

Cooking oil: While there are lots of remedies, the one that worked the best for me was cooking oil. It is edible and easily absorbed into the skin. I would apply a small dab on the nipples after nursing. Worked really well. ...Read more

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. After having my baby in april of last year 4 days after giving birth i felt a lump in my right breast at the bottom. What could be the cause. I pat?

.  After having my baby in april of last year 4 days after giving birth i felt a lump in my right breast at the bottom. What could be the cause. I pat?

Is it still there?: If it is still there see your doctor and why did you wait almost a year, if it is gone it is hard to say what it i( ? Cyst).If it returns see your doctor, . ...Read more

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Is it normal for your breasts to get smaller after giving birth?

Is it normal for your breasts to get smaller after giving birth?

See answer: Breast size can fluctuate, but generally, if you are breast feeding, your breast should be "fuller" as they produce breast milk and get engorged. ...Read more

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After giving birth and losing weight my breasts have become saggy and small. How to make them big and firm?

After giving birth and losing weight my breasts have become saggy and small. How to make them big and firm?

Breast size is: Likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy, breast feeding ; possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise ; weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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How can I increase my breast milk supply after giving birth?

How can I increase my breast milk supply after giving birth?

Keep going!: Though your milk supply may take a few days to come in fully, keep pumping and breast feeding every 2-3 hours! it will come! the first portion of breast milk will be colostrum. While not as much in a amount as regular breast milk, it has a higher concentration of nutrients that the child needs. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth if I never breast fed, can I get breast implants removed?

How soon after giving birth if I never breast fed, can I get breast implants removed?

Pregnancy & breasts: I typically recommend patients wait for about 6 months after giving birth or stopping breastfeeding prior to having breast surgery. We want the breasts to be at a steady state so we really know what we are working with & want to be sure that any remaining milk doesn't affect the results. If surgery is done too soon & breasts cont to change, we may need to redo the surgery! No good! ...Read more

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What could cause a lump in my breast after breast feeding a few times after giving birth.?

What could cause a lump in my breast after breast feeding a few times after giving birth.?

Lactiferous duct: A blocked or infalammed kactiferous dut can cause a tender breast lump or cyst. The lactiferous ducts carry the milk from the mamary gland to the sinuses behind the areola. Picture a tree where the roots are the sinuses and openings in the nipple and the branches and leaves are the mammary glands and lactiferous ducts. ...Read more

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Heard that after giving birth you're risk of breast cancer goes up in the following 10 years. Is this true and is it very high risk?

Heard that after giving birth you're risk of breast cancer goes up in the following 10 years. Is this true and is it very high risk?

Good and Bad: It is true that risk of breast cancer goes up minimally after childbirth, but having children and especially breast feeding protect against breast cancer. See this site for more information on risks for breast cancer. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors. ...Read more

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How much is it to get a breast lift? Ever since giving birth to my first child my breasts has begun to sag! who should I go talk with about getting it

How much is it to get a breast lift? Ever since giving birth to my first child my breasts has begun to sag! who should I go talk with about getting it

Many Resources.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, i would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate him on aesthetic surgery. See lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures done. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be able to squeeze some milky looking liquid from nipple 13 weeks after giving birth when never breast fed?

Is it normal to still be able to squeeze some milky looking liquid from nipple 13 weeks after giving birth when never breast fed?

Milk 13 Weeks Later: Milk on expression (squeezing the nipple) is normal 13 weeks after giving birth even if you did not breastfeed. Do not continue to squeeze the nipple or you might produce even more milk. If milk begins to drain out of one of both breasts on its own, without expression, then you should see your doctor who will order some blood tests and perform a breast exam. ...Read more

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PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

PCOS women feel better after giving birth & beneficial continue while breast feeding,at breast feeding what happens to hormones and pcos symptoms?

Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding induces a semi perimenopausal state where the ovarian production of hormones is slowed, decreased or in some cases stopped. This is true regardless of having PCOS or not. There should not be a difference for someone with PCOS ...Read more

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When do u normally start having a period after giving birth vaginally? Im not breast feeding. My baby is 9 weeks old mon. Could this mean I am pregnant

Varies greatly: Usually you start to ovulate 2-4 months after childbirth, but that number can vary by huge amounts. Lots of factors can affect your hormone levels and re-initiation of your cycle. Common ones breastfeeding, your general health, whether you had a c-section, stress, lack of good sleep. Best to take test if you feel it is possible you are pregnant, and also talk to doc about future family planning. ...Read more

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When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth?Im 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why

When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth?Im 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why

Complicated: If your menstrual cycles are coming regularly then your female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are normal. You could check your thyroid hormone. Often new moms are exhausted and sleep deprived. Post partum depression often goes unrecognized as the symptoms do not have to include crying and sadness. Discuss these items at your follow up appointment. ...Read more