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Why Does A Woman Nipple Is Sore Without Breastfeeding
Normal: It's a less common complaint than some others, but yes it's normal. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Is it normal for drops of breast milk to come out of breast after a year of not breast feeding? Does it mean pregnant? Please help!
Yes and no for 2 Qs: While it isn't it improbable to get drops of milk from the breast, long after you breast fed the infant, I wouldn't rely on this "method" to diagnose pregnancy, for which easy to use home pregnancy kits should be used. If you have doubts after that, you can be checked by your physician for a better assessment. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it normal for me to have a white discharge from my nipple? I am 25, not pregnant or beast feeding.
Yes this is normal: This is normal from time to time. The white discharge is likely milk even through you are not pregnant or breastfeeding. Ovulation and shifts of the hormones of estrogen and progesterone can cause this. Now if the breast is red and tender and the white discharge is thick, than that is an infection. If this is the case then I would advise you see your doctor. ...Read more
Be normal & happy!: Our breast tissue is fibrocystic by nature. Some women experience increased pain and lumpiness than others. If you are having pain, then try dietary modifications (see other posts). If you are not getting relief, seek out a breast specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Not usually: Typically a woman who is breastfeeding does not ovulate for several months she therefore will not have a period. Since it is hard to know when ovulation (egg release) will resume, birth control of some sort should be used, however, --assuming that another pregnancy is not an immediate goal. ...Read more
Can a pcos woman get pregnant while breast feeding? if she got pregnant will breast feeding stop? what about a normal woman?
Yes: If you are ovulating you can get pregnant. Women with PCOS ovulate less frequently and breastfeeding if done exclusively ( no pacifiers or supplements at all) does suppress ovulation for awhile. Pregnancy doesn't necessarily dry up breast milk but it is very difficult to get enough nutrients to feed one baby while growing another. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I'm not sure: You need to see a doctor for a thorough breast exam, which should take at least 3 minutes per breast, longer for larger breasts. Many women have breast pain, and we often never find a cause. If your breast is red or hot or you feel a lump, see a doctor immediately as that can be serious. If not, you can wait several weeks for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is it hard or impossible for a woman to breastfeed her child if she had a breast implant or breast reduction?
What does sore nipples swallow breast mean and got your past period however the person never has sore nipples even before period usually?
She is normal: This can be a normal finding on some girls, she could be cold, she could be aroused. All perfectly normal things. As long as we are just talking about hard nipples and no lumps or discharges, nothing to worry about at all. ...Read more
Is it better for a newly pregnant woman to stop breast feeding her 5 months baby ? What side effects would happen
Don't stop!: Long-term benefits of breastfeeding a baby are huge, and a mom will be able to breast-feed both after delivery with no problems. Absolutely no risks associated with continuing to breast-feed during a new pregnancy. http://www.babycenter.com/404_is-it-safe-to-breastfeed-during-pregnancy_8935.bc ...Read more
Yes: Usually a small amount of milk prior to delivery is not atypical. ...Read more
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