Mastitis

About- Mastitis is a painful infection of the breast tissue.
 
Symptoms-
Mastitis Breast lump
Mastitis Breast swelling
Mastitis Breast tenderness or warmth to the touch
Mastitis Chills
Mastitis Fever
Mastitis Malaise
Mastitis Nipple discharge
Mastitis Pain or a burning sensation during breast-feeding
Mastitis Red breast’s skin
Mastitis Tiredness

Causes-
Mastitis A clogged milk duct
Mastitis Bacterial infection

Risk factors
Mastitis Breast-feeding during the first few weeks after childbirth

Mastitis Increased pressure on the breast
Mastitis Infrequent breastfeeding
Mastitis Personal history of mastitis
Mastitis Poor nutrition
Mastitis Sore or cracked nipples
Mastitis Sucking problem of the child
Mastitis Using only one position to breast-feed, which may not fully drain your breast
Mastitis Wearing a tightfitting bra
 
Specialists to visit
Mastitis Gynecologist and Obstetrician
Mastitis General Surgeon
Mastitis Breast Surgeon

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.cancer.org

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