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3 week old girl. Red blister like rash in bum. One bump is raw. Is this normal? She only eats breast milk. And I change her really often and use cream

M.D. visit. During the first month of life the rash may be related to a number of possible causes including infections caused by bacteria, such as staph. Please check her temperature and call your pediatrician. I hope that this helps. Read more...

My nipples are leaking what looks like breast milk, I'm male and 19 this is the 1st time its happened, I'm also on tamoxifen if this helps now for 1 w?

Galactorrhea-male. Are you on tamoxifen for breast cancer or for countering the effects of Anabolic steroids (used by some bodybuilders)? I find no listing of galactorrhea (breast milk) as a side effect of tamoxifen; however, it can be caused by a number of other medications or by a tumor of the pituitary gland. See your doctor to discuss these symptoms & for his advice for further evaluation. Read more...
Follow up with Dr. Some doctors use tamoxifen to block Estrogens in teen boys and men with breast development. An endocrinologist can help check the hormones to see if there is an unusual imbalance. If there is are unusual hormone results, the doctor can look for the source of the problem (if something is producing excess hormones). Normal teen boys often have temporary breast bud(s) development. Read more...
Galactorrhea in a. Man is not common, and ascribing it to the often seen male gynecomastia when you are now 19 also seems odd. I like the idea of seeing and endoceinologist as well as imaging of your pituitary gland, located at the base of your brain above teh sphenoid sinus. Issues of libido, male function, weigh gain or loss, appearance, lead to hormones that the "master gland' produces. Need DX b4 rx! Read more...

Help my nipples are leaking what appears to be breast milk! This has never happened before! I don't know if this helps but I weight lift a lot and I'm strong.?

Very interesting! How about asking your question again, but add details such as age, gender, duration of symptoms, pregnancy status, etc... Breasts make milk under certain hormonal conditions. Sometimes it is normal, while other times it is not. One can see a primary care doctor to check whether his or her situation is normal. Sometimes, blood tests are done, but other times they are not needed. Read more...

I see white stuff inside my nipple can that be breast milk?

White stuff & nipple. Acc.to WebMD: Nipple discharge is frequently normal & occurs in both nipples, is often caused by various physiologic stimuli. No need it to worsen by repeatedly squeezing your nipples to check for discharge, Leaving the nipples alone for a while may help the condition. If there is redness, discharge is pussy or painful or only one sided, let your doctor check u to determine its cause and treatment. Read more...
Possibly... Liquid coming from nipple can be many things. Breast milk is possibility during and after pregnancy but can be sign of a hormone imbalance if not pregnant. Infection is possibility when breast-feeding or not. An internal growth, either cancer or not cancer, is a possibility. You should see your primary care doctor or GYN for evaluation of nipple discharge, whether its clear, white or bloody. . Read more...

What is the harm in feeding my baby breast milk and one formula milk at night?

Breastfeeding&bottle. There is no harm in giving your baby the formula at night provided your baby gets breastfed completely otherwise. Read more...
No physical harm. It will decrease your milk production at that time of day. The american academy of pediatrics recommends breastfeeding exclusively as the optimal form of nutrition till around 6 months., with continuation till 12 months. Be sure to wipe out baby's mouth after the last bottle or breast feed, to get in the habit before teeth emerge & never put baby to bed with a bottle. Read more...
No harm. Just don't over feed, can't over feed breast milk, but can formula. Just remember than more you breastfeed, than more milk you produce and vice versa, so than more you breastfeed than better if is for your baby. Also, if you need to supplement with formula make sure you are using bottles that go well with breastfeeding, and it is recommended to try to avoid bottles for the first 6 weeks. Read more...
Mixed feedings. I congratulate you on choosing to breastfeed your baby. There is no harm in your plan to give baby one formula feeding at night. Dad can feed him and bond with him too. Formula feeding will come in handy when the time comes that you cannot breastfeed e.g., taking off for several hours and more importantly, in the presence of infection or having to take medication that might harm the baby. Read more...

Is it okay to feed my baby my expressed breast milk that has a drop of my blood in it? (it's from my cracked nipple) thanks!

Bloody breast milk. It is a common event that during the process of breast feeding, maternal blood from nipples or milk ducts, can stain the breast milk, with the resulting bloody, rusty, or brownish decoloration. Babies will continue ingestion the breast milk with no problems. Ocassionally, the baby's stool can turn dark, or black color, as a reflexion of the metabolism of the maternal blood in the baby's intestine. Read more...