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When should you worry about swollen breasts for lumps in a newborn baby?

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In the rare case when the breasts look infected (swollen, red, tender, or have a discharge) and the baby has a fever, call your pediatrician to see if they're infected.

SOURCES:  "Breast disorders," Sanfilippo J., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 17th edition. Behrman R, Kliegman R and Jenson H (eds.), Saunders: 2004.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 25, 2019

SOURCES:  "Breast disorders," Sanfilippo J., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 17th edition. Behrman R, Kliegman R and Jenson H (eds.), Saunders: 2004.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on June 25, 2019

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