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How long does breast firmness associated with mastitis last?

4-6 weeks. Once the abscess is treated (drainage and antibiotics), there can be residual lumpiness that is inflammed tissue. This can take at least 4-6 weeks to resolve and feel like "normal" lumpy breast tissue. Read more...
Abscess. Please make sure your doctor has you on antibiotics. You should improve in 1 week. Continue breast feeding or pumping. If it becomes more red, hot and firmer, you may have an abscess. This needs to be drained in order to see improvement. Read more...

How long does breast firmness associated with breast abscess last?

Can be. Several weeks. Depends on the size of the infection, healing of an open wound, etc. If there is increasing pain or swelling at the site, see your doctor to be sure it is healing properly. Read more...

How do you increase your breast firmness naturally by breastfeeding?

Milk ducts. Breast firmness occurs by the increase in breast volume by the production of milk and the storage of the milk in the glands. Furthermore an increase in water volume as a result of pregnancy also increases breast mass. Thus the breast skin becomes more taut and firm as a consequence. Read more...

I am experiencing nipple discharge. The following also describes me: Breast firmness. What should I do?

See a MD. Breast nipple discharge can occur from an elevation of a hormone called prolactin or from a growth in the breast itself. See a MD who can sort out the problem and even provide medication to stop a breast milk discharge from prolactin. Read more...

I am experiencing breast swelling, breast firmness, breast tenderness to touch and nipple discharge Last month I had a period for 9days am I pregnant

Hard to tell... It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. Read more...