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22 Apr 2006

painful weaning
I have taken Dostinex. My doctor advised me not to express and it has been 4 days since I have taken the last tablets. My milk still has not dried up and I am in a great deal of pain. My breasts are very engorged and painful and still leaking milk. I have now started taking Lactosec and the doctor advised me still not to express. I am using cabbage leaves and taking myprodol for the pain, but I am nmot experiencing any relief. The doctor said that it could take up to 2 weeks for my milk to dry up. I find this strange as all the women in my family dried up within 2 days of taking the tablets. Ii cannot even hold my child(he is 13 months) as it is too painful. any advice on what to do next?
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Other than the cold cabbage leaves, I can't really help. It is very important not to express or stimulate the breasts in any way.

Best wishes
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