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How is mastitis diagnosed?

Mastitis can be diagnosed by your doctor after a physical examination and observation of your signs and symptoms including fever, chills and tenderness of the breast. A red, tender wedge-shaped area on the breast is also an indicator of mastitis.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 07 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Nipple problems during breastfeeding


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