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    Default Mastitis??

    So I woke this morning with a sore right boob he hurts when DS feeds on it but now that the day has gone on its now red on the top on my nipple and a bit above that as well it's super sore and I have a really bad headache and my body hurts i also don't have a fever my temp is 36.4 and I'm feeling quite nausea, is this mastitis or something totally different ???

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    Definitely sounds like it. I'd get to the GP asap. Big hugs mastitis is the pits!

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    Yep. Sounding very much like it. It's the worst. Hugs.

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    Just Booked in for this afternoon, this is definitely not fun :/

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    Take some Panadol and nuerofen for now (I was told this by a midwife) and rest if you can. I know it hurts to feed from it but you need to keep draining it, try different positions to get all the ducts, something warm on the blocked ducts and massaging them towards your nipple if you can too. I hope your feeling better soon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TableDancer View Post
    Take some Panadol and nuerofen for now (I was told this by a midwife) and rest if you can. I know it hurts to feed from it but you need to keep draining it, try different positions to get all the ducts, something warm on the blocked ducts and massaging them towards your nipple if you can too. I hope your feeling better soon!
    I've just taking some Panadol so hopefully that reliefs some pain I'm still feeding on the side but it hurts so bad!! Okay I'll try a warm washcloth and massaging too!

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    You could have a warm shower and hand express while you are in there to help drain it.

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    I do have mastitis my boob isn't even that engorged but I'm getting worse I've got antibiotics to take so hopefully it will help soon!!

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    How are you feeling after a couple of days of the antibiotics OP?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TableDancer View Post
    How are you feeling after a couple of days of the antibiotics OP?
    Much much better!! It's gone! I didn't end up getting a lump the size of a gold ball under my boob but it went away with allot of feeding and expressing on that side and the antibiotics!! How come it doesn't alert me when people reply sorry!!


 

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