A 18-year-old female asked:
im wondering if paget's disease or breast cancer or any breast issues come from bacteria?
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Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes, mastitis: Mastitis is typically unilateral, focal, very tender and warm to touch. Mastitis can be caused by Paget's and/or cancer. No correlation has been determined yet that infection causes cancer.
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Last updated Feb 18, 2015
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