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Mastitis

An increasing number of women in their late 30s and early 40s are presenting to me with mastitis. Very often, these ladies have received treatment with no results, or have undergone abscess drainage following mastitis, with recurrent symptoms. One needs …

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Male Breast Cancer

Recently I came across and treated a male patient suffering from breast cancer. That spurred me into writing this post. The occurrence of breast cancer is well known in women; men rarely suffer from the disease. However, we do encounter a couple …

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Breast Pain

Breast pain ( mastalgia) is one of the commonest issues in women of all ages. It can happen to anyone and at any age. It may or may not be associated with breast tenderness: mastodynia ( pain on touching or …

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Nipple Discharge

Women’s breasts continue to undergo changes throughout the duration of their lives, not only in terms of shape and size but also in terms of function. Younger women have firmer breasts, which undergo changes during pregnancy and breastfeeding. As lactation …

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