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Is strep related to breast infection?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Possibly

"strep" (streptococcus) are bacteria that can many infections.
Strep throat is caused by "group a" strep, which can also cause skin and soft tissue infections. A breast infection can definitely be caused by this type of strep, and antibiotics are needed.

In brief: Possibly

"strep" (streptococcus) are bacteria that can many infections.
Strep throat is caused by "group a" strep, which can also cause skin and soft tissue infections. A breast infection can definitely be caused by this type of strep, and antibiotics are needed.
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: Yes, strep bacteria

can cause mastitis.

In brief: Yes, strep bacteria

can cause mastitis.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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