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What you need to know about mastitis

Mastitis is an infection that develops in the tissue of the breast and causes symptoms such as warmth, pain, swelling and redness of the affected breast and sometimes there is chills and fever. This condition usually affects lactating women who breast feed their babies, but in rare cases it can also happen in non-lactating women. Mastitis develops in the first ... Read More »

Treating mastitis

An infection of the breast that causes breast pain, swelling, warmth and reddening of the breast is known as mastitis. The person who has mastitis has fever and chills. It develops among women who are currently breast-feeding and it can also happen to women who are not breast-feeding. It can happen during the first three months after the woman has ... Read More »