Breast Engorgement (cont.)
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Symptoms of breast engorgement happen when the breasts produce and fill with milk but little milk is removed from them. Milk overfills and engorges the breasts.
If your breasts are engorged, you may notice the following:
Complications of engorgement
If you are breast-feeding and don't relieve breast engorgement, you are likely to develop one or both of the following:
Call your doctor now if you have:
Call your doctor today if you have:
Call your doctor if you have cracked and bleeding nipples after trying home treatment for 24 hours.
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