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Does nursing lead to breast lumps?

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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Sometimes a nursing mother can have a galactocele, a milk-filled cyst in the mammary gland.
This is benign and is caused by a protein plug that blocks off the milk duct. It is safe to breast feed your baby. It usually resolves when the baby is weaned.

In brief: Yes

Sometimes a nursing mother can have a galactocele, a milk-filled cyst in the mammary gland.
This is benign and is caused by a protein plug that blocks off the milk duct. It is safe to breast feed your baby. It usually resolves when the baby is weaned.
Dr. Julia Sundel
Dr. Julia Sundel
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Sometimes you can get plugged ducts while nursing that are lumpy.
Warm soaks should help. If they persist, locate a lactation specialist in your area.

In brief: Yes

Sometimes you can get plugged ducts while nursing that are lumpy.
Warm soaks should help. If they persist, locate a lactation specialist in your area.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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