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What are the symptoms of blocked milk ducts?

Signs of a blocked milk duct include: the breast is sore, hot or tender to the touch; a soft or firm lump can be felt in the breast under the skin; the skin over the affected area may appear bluish in color, and; sometimes a white dot can be found on the nipple.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 14 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Breastmilk engorgement


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