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Thank you for your very detailed post.
In addition to Xray findings I would expect you to have findings on physical exam consistent with mastitis.
I'm sure your MD took all of this into consideration before she decided to treat you with antibiotics for this condition.
I would not jump to the conclusion that this is something much more sinister (cancer, etc) nor that your MD wants to just give you "a quick fix" to get over the holidays.....doctors really don't work that way.
I would just take the antibiotics as directed, enjoy your holidays and follow up as scheduled.
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Ok, thank you for that.. i,m sure all was considered when he came to a diagnosis, im not txting i,m getting spellings.... what is mastitis when its in under my breast in this way...
Mastitis just means inflammation of breast tissue....it can be from many, many things.
If it would be easier for you go ahead and use texting shorthand -- I have three teenagers so I've learned the lingo :)
okay I,ll accept that and i,ll finish antibotics...Would the breast tissue need to be injured have a visible appearence of inflammation, as my boob as none of this...so how could it be caused?
But a bacterial infection, that can be treated with augmetin, is a common cause of mastitis.
No. You may have an infection deep in your breast that would not show up on the surface. Also, trauma is not needed as a precursor for this infection to start.
ok, Thank you for the reassurance.... Please God it will go in a few days.
Have a happy holiday season :)
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