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Old 12-06-2012, 08:03 PM   #11
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Yuck! If you are still having breast pain and feel like you have the flu (or been hit by a truck) yup, mastitis :-(
It helps to get milk moving to loosen the clog, and nursing in different positions helps "get at" different ducts. I literally laid DD on the bed and crouched over her, lowering myself until my nipple was in her mouth. It hurt like heck but i think it helped.
Stay hydrated. I have been told that mastitis can happen as a result if a clogged duct or also doing too much. Take care of yourself!


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Old 12-06-2012, 08:56 PM   #12
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Thanks moms!
I did have mastitis, my doc put me on super duty antibiotics which are helping. I do have a small milk blister. My breast feels very lumpy (and hard). It still hurts if I'm not on pain meds. I'm getting there- thanks!
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