What is Breast Abscess?

It is an acute collection of pus within the breast tissue.

Causes

1. Women who have recently given birth to a child.
2. Poor nipple hygiene.
3. Not permitting the child to breastfeed.
4. Rough handling of breasts.

Clinical Features

1. Swelling, redness, and heat.
2. Hardness and tenderness.
3. Enlarged local lymph nodes.
4. Fever.

Management

Immediately consult a doctor.

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