Can stopping breast feeding make you have lumpy breasts?

Yes for short while. Yes it is not uncommon to have lumpy and painful breasts for several days or longer, especially after abrupt weaning.It may be prevented by slow weaning.

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Does infection from breast feeding make you have lumpy breasts?

It Can. Breast infections associated with breastfeeding may take the form of diffuse swelling (mastitis) and/or fluid-filled lumps that require drainage (abscess). Of course, the breast may get very "lumpy-bumpy" with breastfeeding without any infection. Either way, the lumps should resolve after treatment of the infection and discontinuation of breast-feeding. Read more...

I have small lumpy breasts after breast feeding 6yrs ago. How will I tell a cancer lump from the lumps I normally have in my breasts?

Various methods. First examination by your doctor , tests like sonography , mammography , MRI will not eliminate suspicion and finally only way if it is benign or malignant is biopsy. Read more...
Hx, PE, imaging, Bx. Fist 6 years of stable "lumps" likely suggests non-cancer. A physical examination can help, but is not definitive. Worrisome signs include a firm, fixed mass, large masses, lymph edema of the breast (looks like orange peel). Imaging with mammogram or other tests like ultrasound or MRI may help. Biopsy is the definitive test, but not everyone needs an invasive procedure. Read more...

Have lumpy breasts before period, after the lumpiness is there, but much less. Do fibrocystic lumps need to disappear or just increase and decrease?

Decrease in size. Fibrocystic breast disease is a common condition. Usually women will notice an increase in size and discomfort before menses (approximately 1-2 weeks prior) and a reduction in size and discomfort with the menses/period. Read more...

How long can it take for the pain of stopping breast feeding dissappear?

1-3 days generally. You can use cabbage leaves on your breasts to help reduce the pain. Read more...

How to control thyroid in boder lavel after stopping breast feeding?

Not sure. I don't think i understand your question. If you mean that your thyroid level is borderline abnormal, you should follow up with your doctor to see if you need medication. Pregnancy and breast feeding have a big effect on all of your hormones and you may have changes after you stop breast feeding. See your doctor to find out what needs to be done. Read more...