Hi I have newly birth to a baby boy and can't breast feed the baby because my breasts are getting wound (sore breasts). i have used a lot of cream but dosnt work. is there any special medications?

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Answer:
Firstly , visit your doctor for a checkup to make sure that everything is good. Do not let the breasts become full or engorged with milk, express out the excessive milk if breasts are full even after feeding. You can use your own milk and dab around the nipple. Some substances present in breast milk will help to heal the nipple. Secondly you can also apply a thin layer of vaseline around the area, this will also help. Lastly try using nipple shield as this may help to reduce the pain. You can also check with your doctor about what type of nipple shield to use. All the best and do keep us posted.

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