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Signs of Mastitis

Signs and Symptoms of Mastitis:

Mastitis symptoms are mainly a combination of fever (and related flu-like symptoms) with breast symptoms such as sore breasts, breast swelling, or breast redness. Fever and flu-like symptoms may occur early with only mild breast symptoms, meaning that mastitis may be mistaken as flu or other causes of flu-like symptoms. The typical presentation is a young lactating women with mastitis symptoms such as fever, flu-like symptoms, and breast tenderness and/or breast redness. In such cases, mastitis often progresses rapidly over hours, and it is common for breast-feeding mothers to try to fight off the fever (which may precede any breast redness), and the fever then rapidly progresses to more severe symptoms such as high fever, chills, nausea, and so on. Early treatment of mastitis is desirable for practical comfort in treatment of fever, and avoidance of the complications of mastitis....more...»

Symptoms of Mastitis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Mastitis may include:

Note that Mastitis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Mastitis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

More Symptoms of Mastitis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Mastitis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Mastitis?

The phrase "signs of Mastitis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Mastitis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Mastitis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Mastitis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Mastitis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Mastitis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Mastitis signs or Mastitis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Mastitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Mastitis symptoms.


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