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Write-up: Patient is 9 months postpartum and developed mastitis of the right breast. Previous to this episode, patient had never had mastitis before. Patient woke up at 3:30am on 6/20/2021 with chills, a painful right breast, and a self-reported fever of 102.5 degrees F. She took ibuprofen (600mg), expressed breastmilk, and placed an ice pack on the right breast before going back to sleep. Upon reawakening, patient had body aches, fatigue, chills, a painful right breast, a painful right arm where the lymph nodes are located, and fever had decreased to 100.5 degrees F. Patient felt mostly better the morning of 6/21/2021, but still was taking ibuprofen and was fatigued with a low-grade fever. Patient scheduled appointment with doctor at 9:45am on 6/21/2021 (General Medical Visit #16396340) and was diagnosed with mastitis by Dr. and was prescribed Cephalexin 500mg 4x/day for 7 days. Patient did not mention receiving the vaccine recently to the doctor.
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