Infection can occur at any stage of life.

The features of infection are redness,swelling, pain and fever.

Mastitis occurs most commonly during breast-feeding and is discussed in the section on breast-feeding.

  • Non-lactational mastitis
  • Periductal mastitis
  • Breast abscess
  • these are discussed in this section.


Breast Care Book

Comprehensive Information and
advice on all aspects
of breast care.

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