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Advice needed; recently stopped BFing/expressing, boob feels lumpy

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EarnestDullard Tue 23-Apr-13 10:47:49

Been cutting back gradually over the last month or so until I was only expressing once a day. I haven't expressed now since last week and my right boob feels lumpy and slightly tender if I press the lumpy bits. It's not engorged or swollen but I'm wondering if I should express one last time, or if this will just dissipate by itself.

cathan Tue 23-Apr-13 17:16:06

It's best not to express as this may trigger production which you don't want. As long as you feel okay otherwise and the breast isn't red or hot then give it a few days to settle. I remember my hormones being a bit crazy after I stopped feeding. If you're still concerned after a few days then you should probably see your GP for reassurance. Hope this helps.

EarnestDullard Tue 23-Apr-13 20:11:31

Thanks for replying. I'll leave it and see how it feels in a few days.

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