Tag Archives: mastitis

In Which there is Good News and Bad

The good:I had a milk culture done and the initial results were clear.  I seem to have shaken off the bacterial infection.  Yay! The bad:I still feel lousy.  My left breast is hot, sore and producing too much milk and … Continue reading

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A Light at the End of the Tunnel…

Maybe… After my long vent of a post about mastitis this afternoon, I emailed a lactation consultant in Vancouver.  She was kind enough to email me back very quickly and she offers some actual helpful help, giving suggestions and solutions … Continue reading

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Decisions

My visit to Dr Urcuyo was comforting in that I came away reassured that I'm not about to expire from the mastitis.  But his lack of interest/ability to help me means that I'm left to deal with the illness on … Continue reading

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Mild Mastitis

I went to see Dr Urcuyo this morning to get myself checked out because my lymph nodes hurt and I'd gotten myself in a bit of a panic about galloping infections and abscesses and being forced to stop breast feeding … Continue reading

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Night Fever

I just cannot shake the mastitis.  My breast is staying relatively soft and is only a little lumpy.  But I have a low-level fever that will not go away.  Three different antibiotics haven't budged it, mega doses of vitamin c … Continue reading

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One Damn Thing After Another

My poor old left breast is having a tough time of it recently.  It took me 7 days of injections followed by 7 days of oral antibiotics to quell the mastitis.  After I finished all the antibiotics, I spent a … Continue reading

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Sick Update the Second

I'm much better, but the mastitis is lingering stubbornly.  I still have a red line on my breast and I feel a bit hot and flushed.  My Ob/Gyn is threatening me with a forced end to breast feeding if the … Continue reading

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