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#1 of 4 Old 03-27-2003, 03:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello,

My dd is 7 months old and I also nursed my other dd (for 2.5 years). I have this sharp, mind-numbing pain in my right nipple. It is not a plugged duct. From what I have read I don't think it is thrush (no white patches in her mouth). Her latch has not changed. We have had a very successful nursing relationship. Any idea what this is?!!!! I continue to let her nurse, but it is extremely painful.

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It can be thrush without white patches. They could develop later if left untreated. A sharp stabbing pain is an indicator of thrush. Do a search here for treatments.
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Also, you can have thrush yourself without your daughter having to have it!
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Although if it is thrush you really need to treat both yourself and the baby so you don't pass it back and forth. Here's a link to get you started on treating it if it's yeast:

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