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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedJanuary 10, 2012

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