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Traces of blood while breast feeding, pain, hard bite wounds. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   My sister gave birth on 27th July
Doctor :   Fine.
User :   its a C-Section now baby and mother both doing good
User :   today while mother feeding she got very little blood traces
Doctor :   Was there any injury while feeding.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no injury
Doctor :   May i know is it the first time she got blood.
Doctor :   Was the blood from the breast.
User :   she feeded again and it is fine now
User :   yes
Doctor :   Fine.
User :   she started feeding from last 3 days
Doctor :   May I know was there any pain during that event.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   yes
User :   i asked her now she said there is a small wound type happend bcoz of hard bites
Doctor :   Fine then that is due to bite from the baby.
User :   when she tried to feed again she is feeling the pain
User :   do we have to stop feeding or can we continue feeding ?
Doctor :   You have to continue feeding.
User :   yes it is due to bite from the baby
Doctor :   If one breast is painful she has to feed from other breast.
Doctor :   Please maintain the proper position of the baby while feeding.
User :   ok understood...
Doctor :   If the breast is painful she can take pain killers tablets.
Doctor :   She may need antibiotics also to prevent infection.
User :   how do we know positions for feeding(do we get online) ? can you please tell the painkiller tablet names? what kind of antibiotic she has to apply?
Doctor :   You should the support the baby well with two hands, make sure that baby s mouth is clearly attached to the breast covering the black part of breast not just nipple.
Doctor :   She may need painkiller like paracetamol.
Doctor :   May I know if she has taken TT injection.
Doctor :   During operation?
User :   no..she didnt took any TT injection as of now
User :   during operation we dont know..I didnt ask doctor
Doctor :   Just confirm that, if she had taken it is not required otherwise she may need it.
User :   ok sure doctor.
Doctor :   Ok. Is there anything I may assist you?
User :   yes regarding food habits during this period ( as she had gone thorugh c-Section)
User :   please let me know what kind of things she should not take and what is good to have now
Doctor :   Just ask her to take nutritious food like fruits, vegetables, milk and egg etc.. It will help.
User :   now it is 7th day of her operation..........can start taking all these items along with rice ?
Doctor :   She can take all kind of soft foods as I have mentioned.
Doctor :   I do not think so,
User :   grad mother is told that she sould not drink lot of it so?
Doctor :   She can drink water as usual no need to restrict.
User :   can she drink water like before or she has to restrict ?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   ok thx doctor
Doctor :   Ok, bye for now.
User :   thx
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