Mastitis; Infection - breast tissue; Breast abscess
Self-care may include applying moist heat to the infected breast tissue for 15 to 20 minutes four times a day.
Antibiotic medications are usually very effective in treating a breast infection. You are encouraged to continue to breastfeed or to pump to relieve breast engorgement from milk production while receiving treatment.
The condition usually clears quickly with antibiotic therapy.
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