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Will antibiotics prevent sepsis or such from breast abscess? my mom has one but they have not drained it yet. shes on doxycycline 100 mg 2x a day. she started today. her temp is normal?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

She will be fine with antibiotic. Mastitis can be treated with antibiotic and I & D is only required if abscess develops. Good luck to your mom.

Answered 8/30/2023

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