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breast abscess

About three months ago, I had a breast abscess aspirated and was given antibiotics.It seemed like it started in a cyst. Now the other breast has the same thing starting. Is this unusual for this problem to appear bilaterally? I believe this is also in an area where I had a cyst. Because pus was drained from the previous abscess, can I be sure we are dealing with infection and not IBC? I am 51 years old and perimenopausal. Thank you so much.
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Dear bridg12,  Until the problem is assessed (physical examination etc.) it is impossible to say for sure what you are dealing with.  It is best to have this new situation evaluated by your doctor.
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