Skip to Content
Home > Wellness Resources > Health Library > Blocked Milk Ducts
Milk ducts in the breast may become blocked during breastfeeding
when the breasts are full and not emptied regularly or thoroughly. Blocked milk
ducts cause a lump that is sometimes tender and can become infected
Blocked milk ducts may be treated by:
Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2016 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.