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i have a knot in my breast i breastfeed 4 day had baby 2 weeks ago is it normal

knot on left breast i breastfeed 4 days then stoped after milk dried up got knot

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Asked by dena1035417207 at 10:35 PM on Feb. 22, 2009 in Health

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  • sounds like masisitis. do not know the spelling but its an infection of the gland. if it is sore u def. Need antibiotics

    Answer by paulalovesx4 at 10:44 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • Mastitis is an infection of the milk gland. If the lump is sore, red, or feverish (warmer than the rest of your breast), then it is more than likely mastitis. You will need antibiotics for that.

    Answer by Nicollynne at 1:40 AM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • Get it checked out as soon as you can. If left untreated, surgery may be required. They will put you under, make a small incision and drain it. Then the cut will be left opened and you'll have to dress it, meaining you'll have to remove and pack it a couple of times a day with surgical gauze until it closed naturally on itself. Happened to me.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 AM on Feb. 23, 2009

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