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3. A 37-year-old woman has had unilateral breast
pain, fever, and
chills for 24 hours. She breast-feeds her 1-month-old
newborn. Her
temperature is 38 C (100.4 F). Examination shows
swelling, erythema, and
localized tenderness of the left breast. Which of the
following is the
most appropriate next step in management?

) Application of ice packs to the affected breast

) Use of a breast pump

) Immediate discontinuation of breast-feeding

) Bromocriptine therapy

) Penicillinase-resistant antibiotic


E--> Penicillinase-resistant antibiotic

acute mastitis


E is the right answer
mastitis is not a contradindication fro breast feeding

we jus need to treat the mastitis

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