Quoting andthesenights:" The infection may not have cleared up completely. I would be concerned that it may have spread? I'm not sure. I'd just go get antibiotics just to be safe. "
Quoting Chim Richalds:" This happens every single time, it sucks. I always know I should go to the doctor but cant bring myself ... [snip!] ... if it is a normal way for mastitis to end or specifically what the issue could be so I could find a way to treat it myself."
Quoting andthesenights:" Mine always burns afterwards for a while but never to the extent that my arms shakes or anything. "
Quoting Chim Richalds:" That is good to know. I think I am overly sensitive. Nursing hurt worse than labor with A for a good six weeks and i always cried about it, and even...37 months later still hurts sometimes, lol."
Quoting andthesenights:" How long does it usually last for? Hopefully it goes away soon. The burning sensation was uncomfortable but not really painful."
Quoting Chim Richalds:" Well last time it was like a week, and it hurts the whole time I am nursing, not sure if you meant ... [snip!] ... not sure if you meant total or per session, lol. I ate so much garlic last time I cant imagine what I smelled like ."
Quoting andthesenights:" Sorry, meant total. Are you still eating garlic now just to make sure you're getting rid of any lingering ... [snip!] ... somewhere I'm sure. It hurt so bad for the first few months that I swore I was going to quit nursing every single session. "
Quoting Chim Richalds:" Same here, sometimes I think I wouldn't have had PPD if I hadn't dreaded every feeding, I felt like ... [snip!] ... lol. We were too poor to formula feed anyhow even if I wasn't opposed for other reasons. Otherwise I probably would've done it."
Quoting andthesenights:" I probably would have if I wasn't so damn stubborn. I hate to admit defeat. I was going to suggest maybe ... [snip!] ... related to the burning sensation then no. Sometimes when he nurses I get all light headed and a bit shaky out of the blue. "
Quoting Chim Richalds:" It is definitely from pain, it resonates all the way down my arm. Urgh I am so bad at eating not crappy save me from my lifestyle change!"
Quoting andthesenights:" No because then I'll have to be a fat ass by myself or change, too.. and change is so much work. ... [snip!] ... Fine. I'll be supportive. You know what's really tasty? Larabars. They're fruit and nut bars. Cherry pie flavor is awesome. "
Quoting Chim Richalds:" I have never even heard if those. There is a whole foods right down the street but I am scared to go ... [snip!] ... last night called No Impact Man and was so impressed by all that they did but then I realized it was probably mostly fake, lol."