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Mastitis is a condition where the breast tissue becomes inflamed and painful due to the buildup of milk or an infection following injury to the breast. If you are breastfeeding, continue to do so or express milk. Applying a hot or cold compress, cabbage leaves, turmeric paste, aloe vera, neem leaf juice, or calendula can help. So can a breast massage.
Mothers often worry about getting sick and passing the infection to their babies while breastfeeding. Apparently, before the symptoms show up they have already...
Over 65% of world's women population suffers from breast pain at least once in their lifetime. Breast pains can be due to various reasons and not all of them cause cancer. Breast pains could be cyclic or non-cyclic in nature, it can also be due to medication, surgery, and poorly fitted bras. Formation of cysts and breast arthritis can cause breast pain too, but these may not lead to breast cancer.
Bumps on your nipple or areola can be normal in many instances. Girls get a small lump called a breast bud under the nipple when their breasts start to develop. Oil glands in your areola, the Montgomery tubercles, can also present as tiny white bumps on your areola during the first trimester of pregnancy. In some cases, blocked milk ducts, mastitis, yeast infections, intraductal papillomas, breast cysts, and breast cancer can also cause lumps.
Before giving birth, you visualize yourself holding your little one, and you practice latching techniques. You practice the techniques for both your breasts. It will...