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5 month old baby , right nipple bleeding

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i had a baby who is now 5 months old and i noticed my right nipple was bleeding and my breast is very sore

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replied August 10th, 2010
Newborn Babies Answer A15119
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The bleeding and soreness of breast could indicate infection or a breast abscess.
Do not ignore your symptoms; visit your healthcare provider/gynecologist for a thorough examination to look for cause. If an abscess is found to be present you will need to get it drained off and start on antibiotic. Avoid feeding the baby on the affected breast.
Take care.

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