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dd not started periods, has swollen, red infected nipple breast.

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ladyGeraldine Fri 10-Jun-11 23:05:20

I took her to gp today and they said come back in72 hours if not improved. It looks like it is spreading. I have two worries, will infection damage her breast. The other was when googing, her symptoms are the same as inflamatory breast cancer. I need to share those worries as holding it inside is making me anxious.

MegGriffin Fri 10-Jun-11 23:07:44

My dd had an infected nipple which had a red hot area around her nipple with a lump underneath. She was presribed antibiotics and it went.
If it's spreading I would get her checked again incase it is infected.

ladyGeraldine Fri 10-Jun-11 23:08:35

Sorry forgot to say she has antibiotics.

MegGriffin Fri 10-Jun-11 23:10:03

Keep an eye on it and if you think it's getting worse get advice from out of hours smile

Valpollicella Fri 10-Jun-11 23:11:29

LadyGeraldine - Google is NOT your friend in this instance...

She could have a simple infection that will clear up with the Ab'd, but please don't worry any further by looking up symptoms on the internet....you can end up with a brain tumour dx by googling migraine symptoms...!

Hope the Ab's kick in and your DD is ok

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