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A 31-year-old member asked:

I have a knot in breast & i'm breastfeeding. should i be worried?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
Mastitis: It could be early mastitis. You can apply heat to the knot and continue breast feeding. If it is not resolving, see the doctor. You might need antibiotics. Fever or warmth of the skin would be another reason to see the doctor.

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I have knots and pussbumps under my breast after i stopped breastfeeding.Why?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Pus can signal an: Infection. Encourage medical evaluation.

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