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What causes inflammed milk ducts; not breast feeding ; lumps in chest and r/breast. ?

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

Becca, this can be a number of things.
It can be inflamed milk ducts if you have been pregnant or have breastfed in the last year. Infection can cause this, as can lymphedema (blocked lymph glands causing fluid to build up). A blood clot in a vein in your chest or arm can cause this. Last, certain breast cancers appear like this, so please see a doctor as soon as possible!

In brief: Worrisome

Becca, this can be a number of things.
It can be inflamed milk ducts if you have been pregnant or have breastfed in the last year. Infection can cause this, as can lymphedema (blocked lymph glands causing fluid to build up). A blood clot in a vein in your chest or arm can cause this. Last, certain breast cancers appear like this, so please see a doctor as soon as possible!
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Inflamed milkducts

If you have inflamed milk ducts and are not breast feeding you should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is not occuring.
This can be an early sign of a cancer or hormonal changes that need to be evaluated.

In brief: Inflamed milkducts

If you have inflamed milk ducts and are not breast feeding you should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is not occuring.
This can be an early sign of a cancer or hormonal changes that need to be evaluated.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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