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Q: If I have a breast infection, is it still safe to breastfeed?
A: It is safe to breastfeed even if you have a breast infection. Breast infections like mastitis can occur when bacteria on the skin (Staphylococcus aureus) enter the breast tissue through breaks in the skin. This infection can cause swelling, redness, inflammation to the breast, fever and pain.
Q: Are there any over-the-counter medications besides Tylenol used to treat menstrual cramps?
A: There are other over-the-counter medications besides Tylenol® (acetaminophen) to treat menstrual cramps. A class of drugs called nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) actually block prostaglandin production and so should help with the menstrual cramping. Over-the-counter NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®) or naproxen (Aleve®).
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