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Mastitis: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

on December 22, 2017
Mastitis: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Mastitis is an infection in the breasts that attacks mainly breastfeeding women.  It usually occurs during the first three months after delivery when the mother produces milk. There is a hard spot inside the breast if you have mastitis.  Though it is rare, but mastitis can also affect women who are not lactating. This infection […]

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Mastitis: Symptoms, Causes and Risk for Nursing Mothers

on December 15, 2017
Mastitis: Symptoms, Causes and Risk for Nursing Mothers

Painful, swollen, and tender breast is not unusual for nursing mothers. Almost one in ten nursing mother suffers from this condition. This is what is known as mastitis in medical parlance. It involves an inflammation in the breast. The inflammation can be in the milk ducts or in breast tissue. But whichever may be the […]

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