Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Milk Gland Infection Outlook

What to expect with mastitis:

  • Mastitis responds well to treatment with antibiotics.
  • Complications are rare when treatment is started early.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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