MASTITIS

MASTITIS

It is the inflammation of the breast.
CAUSATION:

– Bacterial infection through damaged nipples.
– Haematoma of the breast caused after trauma, can get infected.
– Mastitis of lactation. One of the ducts gets blocked leading to it.
– Mumps can cause it but this is more common in females and is mostly unilateral.
– Puberty: most common in males around age 14 and it is mostly unilateral

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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS:

The affected breast shows the following

1.- Pain.
2.- Tenderness.
3.- Redness.
4.- Swelling.
5.- Hardness.
6.- Sometimes pustular discharge from the breast.
DOS & DONTS:

– Rest in bed.
– Support to the breast.
– Local heat application can help relieve the pain.
– Empty the infected breast milk with the help of breast pump.
– Hygiene of the breast during feeding the baby, cleaning the nipple before and after feeding.
– Cleaning the infants’ mouth before breast feeding, as they may be harboring harmful organisms (staphylococcus).
– Permitting examination of the inflamed breast to daily to judge the state of affection.
TREATMENT:

– Treat the primary cause.
– Sometimes surgical intervention is required to drain the abscess.
HOMEOPATHIC –TREATMENT -IS THE BEST FOR THIS PURPOSE-
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