Breast Infection (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care for Breast Infection
Call your health care provider as soon as you feel any suspicious lump, whether you are breastfeeding or not. Call for an appointment if you experience the following:
You may need to be evaluated in a hospital's emergency department if the breast pain is associated with other signs of an infection (such as a fever, swelling, or redness to the breast) and if your health care provider cannot see you promptly. Go to the emergency department if you experience any of the following:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/6/2014
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