A member asked:

18 years old female had a left breast abscess underwent drainage 1 yearr before now she got recurred again with similar symptoms ?

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Dr. Addagada Rao answered

Specializes in General Surgery

It may not be breast tissue abscess as some times seen after postpartum , most likely it is infection of montagomery gland a type of sweat glands located around pigmented part of breast , some times recurs will need antibiotics and drainage of abscess , take to her doctor.

Answered Jul 24, 2013

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Dr. Andrew Braunstein answered

Specializes in General Surgery

You may have dilated ducts or a chronic cyst. See a surgeon for ultrasound and treatment plan. Do not smoke, it maked the condition worse.

Answered Mar 2, 2014

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