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When breastfeeding does a pinkish strip or breast redness mean infection?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Maybe Infection

A wedge or pie shaped red section on the lactating breast often means an infection is present.
It is best to see a doctor used to treating this problem who can properly diagnosis and prescribe antibiotics. It is also not necessary for you to stop nursing while this is treated.

In brief: Maybe Infection

A wedge or pie shaped red section on the lactating breast often means an infection is present.
It is best to see a doctor used to treating this problem who can properly diagnosis and prescribe antibiotics. It is also not necessary for you to stop nursing while this is treated.
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