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    Re: mastitis and low milk supply

    I hear you. I am still struggling with lumps in that breast and I have been on antibiotics for 7 days too. My LC told me that it is normal for your supply to decrease in the affected breast, and...
  2. Re: Breast lumpy and won't empty PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks for getting back to me so quickly. The thought of hand expression brings a tear to my eye. My nipples and areola are so sore and have been for over two months now. That is the second part...
  3. Breast lumpy and won't empty PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am just getting over mastitis and along with decreased supply from my infected boob, I also have hard lumpy areas. I am at my wits end with this. I have tried everything, hot baths, compresses,...
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    Nipple pores blocked?? HELP!!!

    I am exclusively pumping for my 28 week preemie twins. It takes me like 30 minutes to pump and I only get from 3-6 oz total. I've noticed that milk only comes out of one maybe two nipple pores when...
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    Re: mastitis and low milk supply

    Thanks so much for getting back to me. I am not freaking out nearly as much as I was. I am however concerned that I am not emptying my breast. It feels kind of lumpy and tender in spots and this...
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    mastitis and low milk supply

    I just got mastitis and I was wondering if it can decrease the supply in the infected breast. I normally would pump like 2-3 oz., but now I am getting less than an ounce. I am pumping every two...
  7. Temas: mastitis

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    Re: mastitis

    Thanks for your response. I did have a problem emptying my breast because of a bleb, but I was able to empty it a few hours later. I think the damage had already been done. I have been doing as...
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    Re: How long do I pump?

    As an exclusive pumper did you have any problems with your nipples? My nipples are thrashed and have been that way since I started pumping.
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    mastitis

    I just recently got mastitis and I don't even breastfeed. I pump exclusively for my preemie twins. I am just curious to know if anyone else has had this and did the affected breast yield...
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    Re: How long do I pump?

    I have exactly the same problem. I have been pumping for my 28 week preemie twins. It has been 2 months and I end up pumping for close to 25 minutes. I use the Lactina by Medela. I think because...
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    Re: Sensitive (not sore) nipples

    I was hoping you would get a reply to this because I have EXACTLY the same problem. Did you ever find relief or are you still struggling with it?
  12. Re: Raynaud’s Phenomenon disguising as thrush?

    In my case, the LC diagnosed it by my telling her what was happening. She didn't suspect thrush, but my pain could not be explained even after I pumped for her. I then had to call my OB and he...
  13. Re: Raynaud’s Phenomenon disguising as thrush?

    Your situation sounds EXACTLY like mine. I have been going now with two months of pain. I've had two rounds of niphedipine which helped to keep my nipples from turning purple, but never really...
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    Re: Pumping and flange/horn size

    It's nice to know that I am not alone in this. My lactation consultant originally gave me the largest size (30 mm) and it seemed like my entire boob was being sucked into the tunnel. I think I may...
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    Pumping and flange/horn size

    Is it possible to use horns that are too big? I was using the 27mm by Medela and it pulls my entire aerola into the tunnel. Is that suppose to happen? When I use the smaller 24 mm size, my nipples...
  16. Re: Pumping to aggressively?? NEED HELP!!

    Thank you for getting back to me. I am pumping every 3 hours because when i pumped every two, I was still pumping for 20-30 min. I have started leaving the pump on the lowest setting and I think...
  17. Pumping to aggressively?? NEED HELP!!

    I am pumping for my preemie 28 weeker twins who are still in the NICU. I have been pumping now for about 6 weeks with the Medela Lactina. In the beginning, my nipples were so sore that I would...
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