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Breastfeeding mother with sore nipples. Dry skin and redness, feeling bloated, cramps. Advice?

I am still breast feeding my 20 month old son but for the past month my nipples have been really sore. I went to get them checked and was given cream that seemed to help the dry skin and redness but they still hurt while feeding especially the right one. I just finished my cycle and im very bloated and tired still I have also been getting cramping like im still on my cycle? any advice?
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.

Pain in the breast and nipples just before periods can be seen in perimenstrual phase.
But as you are having continuous pain try to rule out any possibility of infection.
You can go for weaning now, as you son can adapt to top feeds at this stage.
You can take some analgesic and anti-inflammatory tablets to decrease the severity of symptoms.
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Take care.

Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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