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Red dots on breast breastfeeding

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Exam: It is unlikely to be cancer but more likely a vascular lesion. Have it examined for a diagnosis and to see if you require more testing. All the best.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could be infection: Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection. This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch ... Read More
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Check LATCH: It could be that your baby has an incorrect latch or his/her mouth is not open wide enough when feeding. See a lactation consultant or pediatrician t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Breast infection: You have all the symptoms of a breast infection. Be seen for antibiotics. All the best.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Reply: Take care of hygiene, proper hand washing, cleaning your breasts with wipes after feeds and use lanolin cream to prevent cracks on nipples. But it cou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Painful breastfeed: When your baby is not able to empty the milk in the sinuses and ducts of the breast, the milk collection will cause distention of the breast in the ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Please be seen: promptly to determine if your have mastitis and to determine if antibiotics are needed.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: if this a hardened mass you must be examined; however possibly a superficial skin abscess or inflammation must be ruled out.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Speak with: the baby's Pediatrician/or your GYN...CAUTION is your best bet in this situation...Cover the rash while feeding until question is resolved. Hope this... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Maybe Infection: A wedge or pie shaped red section on the lactating breast often means an infection is present. It is best to see a doctor used to treating this probl... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Could be yeast: An itchy red rash sounds like it could be a yeast infection. You can get yeast infections on your skin, in fact they are quite common. You can try s... Read More

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