Breastfeeding Challenges: Plugged Milk Ducts

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If you have a pea size lump in your breast that's tender when breastfeeding, then you could have a plugged milk duct. What are some of the symptoms? What causes these lumps and how can you tell the different between a plugged milk duct and mastitis? Plus, we'll explain how you can treat it and prevent it from coming back.

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