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    Breast Infections Directory

    Breast infections usually happen after delivering a baby as well as in women after menopause. Some common types of infection are mastitis, breast engorgement, yeast infection, and more. Infection could be caused by bacteria in a baby's mouth or by other sources of bacteria. Symptoms of infection include swelling, pain, fever, fatigue, and more. Medications and home care are common treatments for breast infections. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how a breast infection is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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    How to keep your breasts healthy, including diet, exercise, mammograms, and learning what normal changes to expect as you go through life.

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