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Mastitis again while on antibiotics?

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VamonosPest Tue 16-Dec-14 08:15:20

Hi all, I got mastitis last week, I went straight to the doctor and got antibiotics, they eased the feverish symptoms within 48 hours and the redness and soreness of my breast stopped about a day after that. I'm continuing the course of medication but yesterday I noticed some red patches around the nipple on the other side and this morning it is really hard and painful. If I wasn't taking antibiotics I'd say it was definitely mastitis, but as I'm already taking medication for it is that even possible?!

TIA for advice.

Superworm Tue 16-Dec-14 08:41:55

With mastitis it's important to find the cause and treat that too. Is the latch ok? Has tongue tie been ruled out?

VamonosPest Tue 16-Dec-14 15:12:35

A midwife and health visitor have both said no tongue tie so I don't think that is a problem. I have watched tons of videos on YouTube and read advice re latch and I think that is ok. Bf is definitely more uncomfortable than it was for DC1 though.

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