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Doctors say I have mastitis. All they wanna do is lance. Will i still have problem later?

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Dr. Winnie Polen
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In brief: No

Mastitis is when your breasts are inflammed/infected.
In severe cases, antibiotics are given. If the process continues, you can develop an abscess. This is when pus present. If a large area is effected, an incision and drainage procedure is performed ("lancing"). This will evacuate the pus but you will now have a wound cavity to heal. Usually, this process does not recur in the same area.

In brief: No

Mastitis is when your breasts are inflammed/infected.
In severe cases, antibiotics are given. If the process continues, you can develop an abscess. This is when pus present. If a large area is effected, an incision and drainage procedure is performed ("lancing"). This will evacuate the pus but you will now have a wound cavity to heal. Usually, this process does not recur in the same area.
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