That doc better NOT tell you to wean !!! If they do, girl, you need to RUN and get yourself a better informed ped.
The absolute WORST thing for you to do right now would be to wean !!!! That breast needs to be emptied and emptied before it'll clear up.
I know it hurts, but what always works for me, is when Chris is nursing, I push as hard as I can stand on the lump/sorespot and massage it towards the nipple.
That may not be good advice, but truly, it's a sanity saver for me. It's like it helps burst it or something...Not too hard, I mean, don't bruise yourself or anything
but use as much pressure as you can stand...kwim?
Take care and baby yourself...if you still have the fever - If it was me, I'd go for the meds. But.....that's me - and I say do whatever works ! (and yes, the meds are safe - but to double check - check Dr. Hales Book) Email if you need me to check it out for you!