Thread: Plugged duct
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:59 PM   #16
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Re: Plugged duct

My MW has a protocol for plugged ducts:
Drink lots of water
Go braless
Take echinacea drops 5xs/ day, 4xs/ day, 3xs/day, etc.
Take emergen-c 3xs/day
Hot showers/baths and massage breasts
Grate raw potatoes and press it against your skin in the inflamed area- weird, but it acts as a poultice
Rest a lot
Keep nursing on that side

Worked for me when I had a plugged duct in the second week of nursing. Keeps the mastitis away. Hope things get better soon!
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