10 Mastitis Symptoms

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  • 1. 'Mastitis.' Mayo Clinic, 22 July 2020, www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mastitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20374829
  • 2. 'Mastitis.' La Leche League International, 2021, llli.org/breastfeeding-info/mastitis/
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Swelling

Swelling is another symptom of mastitis.1‘Mastitis.’ Mayo Clinic, 22 July 2020, www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mastitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20374829 For women who have just given birth, it can be challenging to pinpoint areas of swelling as the body readjusts to its regular size. However, mastitis-related swelling is different because it is sometimes accompanied by other symptoms.

If the culprit is a clogged milk duct, the swelling may be localized. Any swelling is worth being checked out by a physician to ensure that there is nothing amiss in the breast tissue.

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