Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnet hasn't checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have medical concerns, please seek medical attention; if you think your problem could be acute, do so immediately. Even qualified doctors can't diagnose over the internet, so do bear that in mind when seeking or giving advice.

Mastitis Lump

(5 Posts)
FitzChivalry Mon 13-Nov-17 10:48:02

Hi,

I had mastitis 3 weeks ago, been on antibiotics for 2 weeks, now finished. Feel so much better, but there is still a egg sized lump in the breast. It hasn't moved for 2 weeks, it isn't sore or anything.

I went back to doc to get it checked, and they said it could be up to 3 weeks for it to disperse. It's not that I don't believe them, I guess I just wanted some extra reassurance!

Thanks!

sufferingicecakes Mon 13-Nov-17 12:13:03

Yes this happened to me - there was lump there for a quite a few weeks after finishing antibiotics.

Louise201710 Mon 13-Nov-17 12:14:48

Yes me to! Just watch it and head straight back to docs if you start to get the flu like symptoms/ it starts to feel more sore.

FitzChivalry Mon 13-Nov-17 19:01:42

Thank you I feel better now!

JohnHunter Mon 13-Nov-17 22:40:43

It's probably a small collection of milk - a galactocele. It's worth seeing your GP in 1-2 weeks if it persists just to be sure.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: