Mastitis (inflammation of the breast)

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Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast that is most often related to breast-feeding. With mastitis, redness is usually seen in only one section of the breast.

Last Updated: January 16, 2010

Author: Sandy Jocoy, RN

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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