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Diagnosed with mastitis of left breast, on antibiotics, red, nipple rough, suggested refill returns. Is this cancer?

I've been diagnosed with mastitis of left breast. .I'm concerned because I've been on antibiotics since 8/17/ breast is is still much larger than the other red and mynipple area is rough (not itching or hot) doctor said to get a refill come back in 3months..please help ease my worries..also my 1/2 sister hsa breast issues. I'm worried about. .IBC...INFLAMMATORY BREAST CANCER
Asked On : Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Welcome to Healthcare-Magic and thanks for the query.
You just need to do mamography and ultrasound check because it is not possible to know what it is without further tests. I dont think this is cancer because it is arrely diagnosed after mastitis occur but it is possible of course. it may also be breast abscess and then surgical drainage is necessary
Wish you good health.
Answered: Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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