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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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. 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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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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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