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Can it set up gang green (sp?) if you have an abcess in your breast from mastitus?

I noticed a black spot and it's freaking me out.

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:25 AM on Nov. 30, 2008 in Health

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  • I've never heard of gangrene coming from a breast abscess...but call your doctor.

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:10 AM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Anytime you see black it is time to call your doctor....

    Answer by RenaeMom3277 at 8:28 AM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • I don't know about gangrene, but it could be necrotic (dead) tissue. And that's bad news. Get yourself to a doctor asap, mama.

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 3:07 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Any time you have decreased blood flow to an area of the body you are at increased risk of necrosis or gangrene. Gangrene is less common, but I would go to your doctor first thing Monday morning and get it looked at.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:13 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

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