Sep 10, · Swelling of the breast can occur as a response to infections or other causes of fluid buildup in the breast tissue. Less commonly, breast cancers can cause breast swelling, particularly the type of breast cancer known as inflammatory breast cancer. In this case, there is usually associated warmth, pain or tenderness, and redness of the breast. Nov 08, · Hello and thanks for posting on the forum, It is good to hear that you have made an appointment with your doctor. I am sure that if they felt you needed further investigations I am sure that they would refer you to a breast clinic. You may find that you have an infection that may clear up with a course of antibiotics.
Apr 01, · Breast infection (mastitis) Mastitis is an infection of the breast tissue that results in breast pain, swelling, warmth and redness of the breast. Mastitis most commonly affects women who are breast-feeding (lactation mastitis), although sometimes this condition can occur in women who aren't breast-feeding.