Mastitis

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What is mastitis?

Mastitis is an infection of the breast. It occurs in the fatty tissue of the breast and causes redness, swelling, and pain. It may occur with women that are breastfeeding.

Common symptoms reported by people with mastitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for mastitis

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Compare treatments taken by people with mastitis

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have mastitis through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with mastitis? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has mastitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 3 say mastitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 8
40s 3
50s 2
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 15

These charts show data from mastitis patients who have completed their condition history
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