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Is It Normal To Have Mastitis After Weaning
I am suffering from mastitis for the 4th time in 3 months; is it possible to wean on one side only?
Discourage nursing: Your toddler should be eating all foods by this age divert his attention from nursing by offering his favorite food .You may not be producing much breast milk by decreasing nursing frequency ,the production will go down .You won't get mastitis but may be little congestion of breast for a short while . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mastitis. It has been 10 days on antibiotics and it is still inflamed and hurts! is this normal?
No: If you are not feeling better, you should check with your doctor. There may be a more serious infection. ...Read more
Mastitis: Mastitis during breastfeeding is not normal but is certainly very common. It is caused by overgrowth of bacteria in milk-containing ducts. It is managed with oral antibiotics and continuation of breast feeding to empty the milk ducts. Mastitis while breastfeeding is not a sign of breast cancer. ...Read more
No: There's no need to waste milk from the efftected breast. ...Read more
What is the best way to discern mastitis from a normal increase in milk production and substantial breast swelling?
Mastitis: Mastitis is almost always associated with redness and tenderness of the skin of the breast. It may involve a small or large area of the breast. A fever may occur. These symptoms will persist even after breast feeding. Treatment usually requires oral antibiotics and continued breast feeding. ...Read more
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