In one study, treatment with needle aspiration failed in 9/22 women who subsequently underwent I&D to treat their breast abscess. In another.
Some women develop a breast abscess while breastfeeding, called a lactational breast abscess. An abscess is a collection of infected fluid.
Care guide for Breast Abscess Drainage (Aftercare Instructions). Includes: possible Heat brings blood to the injured area and may help it drain and heal faster.
A woman who has already undergone breast cancer treatments or biopsies may also develop an abscess in the following days or weeks.