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Mastitis (Inflammation of the Breast)

Mastitis (Inflammation of the Breast)

Picture of mastitis (inflammation of the breast)

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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Revised January 10, 2012

Last Revised: January 10, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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