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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.

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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