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Cracked nipple for a lactating mother - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   helo sir
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello sir there one problem i will ask
Doctor :   you can
User :   sir one lactating mother she have cracked nipple, occasionally bleeding will be there, plz tell me sir cause, treatment
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age 25, housewife. 20 days lactating mother
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is this ?
User :   5days
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has she visited doctor?
User :   not still
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any fever?
User :   ya sir 7 days back, now subside
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this may be due to clogging of the ducts and it can cause infection usually due to staphylococcus.
User :   clogging means sir
Doctor :   blocking
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and say when done.
User :   sir plz treatment
Doctor :   should not stop breeast feding
User :   ok
Doctor :   the flow of breast milk may clear the blocked ducts
Doctor :   apply heat
User :   ok
User :   how can we apply the heat sir?
Doctor :   you can apply hot water bag with interment compressing on the breast
User :   ok
User :   sir any medication...
Doctor :   medicines during lactating mothers
Doctor :   has to be with caution
User :   ok
User :   which type medication can take
Doctor :   with the advises that i have i suggested it should come down
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thung else that i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   sir u didnot tell medication
Doctor :   i did not tell because the safety is not well established
User :   any cream, tab.
User :   oh1
Doctor :   you can Take tablet Paracetamol 500mg
User :   ok
Doctor :   any thing? else
User :   pk any cream sir
Doctor :   there is no need for cream. the lady can apply the breast milk around the infected area
User :   ok sir . thank u very much for ur advise
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   bye
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