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Can you get mastities when you are not nursing?

I have stopped nursing 5 years ago. Suffered severr masities with my last 2, woke up yesterday with a hard spot that was red and hot near my nipple area.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:24 AM on Mar. 12, 2009 in Health

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  • Mastitis is very painfull, I had it with my son. And I got it from pumping too much. Lots of causes for Mastitis, it's like any other infection, they just happen
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:27 AM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • I've never heard of it when your not BF.
    Farrahann

    Answer by Farrahann at 10:37 AM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • well if the skin is really dry and cracked, OR if there is a scratch there, then an infection could happen
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:41 AM on Mar. 12, 2009

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