my baby boy is 9 months old and is left nipple is red and swollen and hard at the back?
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replied November 18th, 2009
It sounds like he may have a small amount of breast tissue or perhaps this is a small infected area. Babies, both boys and girls, can have breast tissue during the first year of life.

I suggest a warm compress to the area and tylenol if discomfort. If the redness worsens within the next few days or if the breast tissue persists for another month, I suggest having him checked by his doctor.


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