Treatment for Mastitis

  • Mastitis should be treated early to prevent severe complications of mastitis.
  • Delayed or incomplete treatment can cause breast abscess and re-infections. 

Supportive counseling:

  • A supportive and clear guidance of treatment procedures and breast feeding procedures to be followed is to be given to the patient. 
  • The importance of breast feeding should be explained to the patient.
  • Advice is to be given to the patient about the safety of continuing breast feeding from the affected breast, which will not harm her child. 

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