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If you get a blocked duct, can you unplug by pressing or massaging it?
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In brief: Yes: and see below
Apply moist heat before nursing (compresses, warm shower or bath, or leaning over a sink full of warm water).
A heating pad on a low between feedings, especially during the night can help dissolve the clog.Pain medication if you need it. Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin or tylenol- for pain and fever. Encourage nursing frequently (at least every two hours) and vary the nursing positions so pressure will be varied.

In brief: Yes: and see below
Apply moist heat before nursing (compresses, warm shower or bath, or leaning over a sink full of warm water).
A heating pad on a low between feedings, especially during the night can help dissolve the clog.Pain medication if you need it. Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin or tylenol- for pain and fever. Encourage nursing frequently (at least every two hours) and vary the nursing positions so pressure will be varied.
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