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Could i have IBC?

By May 9, 2010 - 2:15pm
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Jen - You should see your doctor. It may be mastisis again, but it could be something else, and it's important to get this checked out as soon as possible. I encourage you to read our reference information on IBC to be informed, but to also not panic. https://www.empowher.com/condition/inflammatory-breast-cancer And, so you also have this information, here's the link to our reference page on mastitis: https://www.empowher.com/media/reference/mastitis

Will you let us know what you learn? Good luck! Pat

May 9, 2010 - 7:23pm
(reply to Pat Elliott)

Thank you Pat! I like the fact that you are aware of IBC an know that it's very rare an Providing helpful links for more information on the subject..Once again thank you an i will deff read the info

May 10, 2010 - 7:52am

Can you tell us what symptoms you are experiencing, or do you have a family history of IBC?

If you are referring to Inflammatory Breast Cancer, and you can read more about this condition through clicking on the above link, as well as follow the discussion thread at: EmpowHER: IBC discussion.

May 9, 2010 - 3:06pm
(reply to Alison Beaver)

my breast(1) feel very heavy warm to touch an swollen an itchy for two weeks.No history of IBC.When i was pregnant with my daughter i was breast feeding an developed Mastisis an breast feel the same

May 9, 2010 - 6:42pm
(reply to JenShepp)

IBC is not very common, but what is more common are infections of the breast. Infections are identified only by seeing your doctor, and symptoms include warm-to-the-touch and pain/tenderness and swelling.

Please call your doctor right away, so you can be properly diagnosed and treated. Infections are usually very easy to treat with antibiotics, and the sooner you are treated, the faster the recovery.

Please let us know what your doctor says!

May 9, 2010 - 7:24pm
(reply to Alison Beaver)

thank you Alison, going to make an appointment with my doctor to have the infection looked at.will keep you posted on whats to come :)

May 10, 2010 - 7:47am
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