Is this mastitis,HELP PLEASE

Discussion in 'Breastfeeding' started by danni1979, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. danni1979

    danni1979 Well-Known Member

    Oct 9, 2008
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    Well today i feel really crappy and someone mentioned i may have mastitis..

    I have a few boobie symptos over the past week or so which i havent paid ay attention too..

    My boobs ich like crazy
    My left nipple has been sore when feeding
    boobs are really hot
    boobs tingle when i feed on the oppisite side i'm feeding on
    before a feed my boobs can be very painful

    I dont seem to have any lumps or redness,apar from a little scratch on left boob n i'm not sure when lo did that

    Please help,i really feel rotten and not sure if its mastitis or not??

    xx xx
  2. mummy3

    mummy3 Busy!

    Jan 20, 2009
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    To me that sounds more like a nipple thrush which can also be very painful. With mastitis you would get redness on the breast and a fever, do you have a temperature? You should go and see your doctor though, as for thrush you would need an antifungal as would your lo and for mastitis you would need antibiotics.
  3. Kitten

    Kitten Mummy to Theakston & Nyah

    Oct 7, 2008
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    I agree, go get checked out hun. With my mastitis I had more physical symptoms like fever and exhaustion.

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