A 33-year-old female asked:
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my left breast near my armpit is sore to touch with lumps. no fever, redness or flu symptoms. is it mastitis? i breastfeed

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Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Mastitis: It could be mastitis. I would continue breastfeeding and seek evaluation with a physician. If it is an early mastitis, antibiotics will likely be needed.
Answered on Dec 27, 2016
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