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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   My wife has pain in left breast for last few days
Doctor :   Go ahead with your query
Doctor :   Howold she she?
User :   She is 27 .. Stopped bresatfeeding 5 months back
Doctor :   She is having regular cycles?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Does the pain happen just before/1wk before menses?
User :   Pain is only when something presses against it
User :   No not with menses
Doctor :   is there redness, tenderness, on pressing the nippleaor any area?
User :   No redness, the area around nipple has become bit hard and thats where the pain is
Doctor :   can she able to eject/etract milk now
User :   No
Doctor :   But u see a hard lump beneath the area/nipple
User :   Thats right
Doctor :   is it one side or two sides?
User :   One side. Left side one only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be infection of the mammaryglands
User :   ok
Doctor :   It could be dissipated milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   First I have two kinds of solitions: Doctor :   1. Usu antibitics for 1 week
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Use hot compresses on breast
User :   right
Doctor :   3.Use Ibuprofen 400mg 3 times day for 3 day
Doctor :   4. If posssible extract the milk
User :   ok
User :   we will try
Doctor :   This will resolve in 7- 10 days, if not not chat with me again
Doctor :   My name is Dr. Jagdish
User :   Thank you Doctor
User :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Some times abscess can present this way , so isung antibitics and Ibuprofen we can dissolve and reduces swelling
Doctor :   if it does nor respond to antibiotics we need to think next steps
Doctor :   BVYe
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