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Mastitis breast infection help needed--what do I do besides warm packs?

See your doctor. You should be evaluated by a breast specialist and may need a needle or surgical drainage of the area. This can be a long term problem and may require antibiotics. Read more...

Mastitis (breast infection) solution?

See your doctor. These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. Read more...

Had underwire mastitis and breast infection went to local surgeon cleaned wound after popped but there is still bleeding and mucus coming from wound?

Follow up surgeon! You need to follow up with your surgeon in person as soon as you can, they new to evaluate your wound and prescribe te appropriate treatment. This is your responsibility to make sure you see them soon. Read more...
Wound care. Your surgeon is your best place to start. Sounds like you are still inside the 90 days after surgery, so call and make an appointment. In the meantime, okay to shower, wash the area with mild soap, rinse well, pat dry, then hairdryer the wound. What you describe is within the normal expectations for your mastitis/breast abscess. Good luck. Read more...

How long i'd have to use the bainder in my breast so I don't get infection, mastitis, hard and swollen breast after a c-section, I can't breastfeed.

Cold packs, too. In addition to the binder, wear a tight bra and put cold packs on your breast asap after delivery to reduce blood flow to your breasts. Can i ask you to rethink breastfeeding? It's great for you and baby, even if it is only for one day - there are even benefits with that. But if not, cold, binder, avoid hot showers and stimulation. Read more...
Only a few days. You don't have to use it and you are still likely to get engorged, but the binder will be somewhat helpful. Your breasts will be most uncomfortable for about a day. So long as you don't try to empty them, they will then start to go back to normal and the binder will no longer be necessary. Read more...