Breast D/c|Infection

Etiology

  • Breast infection (mastitis) can cause nipple d/c

Risk Factors

  • Peri-partum

Symptoms

  • Associated w/acute breast pain
  • D/C is typically unilateral and colored
  • Fever, chills, other systemic sx

Physical Exam Findings

  • Fever
  • Breast is often acutely red, indurated
  • D/C can be thick, pus-like