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Painful breats

(8 Posts)
NannyL Wed 10-Aug-05 18:14:03

This last week my boobs have been very painful / uncomfortable...

does anyone have any top tips for soothing the pain.... its driving me mad!

kid Wed 10-Aug-05 18:20:34

A friend of mine has been prescribed Gamolenic acid.

It is a substance known as an essential fatty acid. It is found in evening primrose oil and starflower oil and is used to treat breast pain.

My friend also has a lump in her breast and has been referred to the hospital but has been advised to take this until she is seen by the hospital to see if it helps with the pain.

NannyL Wed 10-Aug-05 18:21:52

do you think taking evening primrose oil (which im sure ive got in my cupbaord) may help then... or does it need to be THAT stuff?

thanks for your help BTW

Donbean Wed 10-Aug-05 18:23:31

Whats a "breat" then? Have i got one of them?

kid Wed 10-Aug-05 18:24:02

It doesn't have to be that stuff, evening primrose oil will be fine. There is also a vitamin that helps if you increase your intake of it, I'll see if I can find out which one.

NannyL Wed 10-Aug-05 18:25:06


thanks soo much!

Please excuse my spelling BTW!

Donbean Wed 10-Aug-05 18:25:43

Hehe! Made me smile after a long horrid day so thanks for your spelling.

kid Wed 10-Aug-05 18:28:34

Its vitamin B6. But I also found this : An intake of more than 10 mg a day of vitamin B6 over a long period may cause nerve damage.

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