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Breast Abscess Treatment Dubai DRHC

Breast Abscess is a painful lump filled with pus as a result of breast infection (mastitis). Usually, the abscess is superficial but can extend deep within the breast. It is more common in lactating women (lactational mastitis)

  • Breast abscesses can develop in anyone, typically with smoking and obesity
  • Also, it occurs in cracked, dry nipples, clogged milk duct, tattooing and nipple piercing.
  • Abscess presents as painful, warm, flushed lump, sometimes pus nipple discharge
  • You may feel generally unwell, fever, headache, nausea, fatigue

Treatment of Breast Abscess

  • Diagnosis with breast clinical examination and ultrasound.
  • Withdrawal of pus from the lump helps a lot with symptoms’ resolution.
  • Antibiotics will be prescribed, also pain-killer and anti-fever medication.
  • A follow- up ultrasound to confirm complete resolution of the abscess.
  • Moisturise your nipples to avoid breast infection/abscess.

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