Which history findings are characteristic of mastitis?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Andrew C Miller, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Localized breast erythema, warmth, swelling, and pain
  • May have fever, chills, or rigor
  • Lactation history including difficulty with breastfeeding, breast engorgement, or chafed nipples [9]

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