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  • BREAST ENGORGEMENTAND INFECTIONS
  • CAUSE:
  • ONSET:
  • SYMPTOMS: Pain Feeling of tenderness or heaviness inboth breasts Generalised malaise Transient rise of temperature Painful breastfeeding
  • PREVENTION
  • TREATMENT Proper support of breast Manual expression Analgesics Breastfeeding Gentle use of breastpump
  • ACUTE MASTITIS
  • ORGANISMS RESPONSIBLE: Staphylococcus aureus S.epidermis S.streptococci
  • Mode of infectionInfection of thebreastparenchymaltissuescellulitismastitis
  • InfectionLactiferous ductsDevelopmentof primarymammaryadenitis
  • onset
  • CLINICAL FEATURES Symptoms Malaise and haedache Fever Pain and tender swelling in onequadrant of breast
  •  Signs Presence of toxic features Wedge shaped swelling on the breast Overlying skin is red hot and flushedand feels tender and tense
  • complication
  • PROPHYLAXIS
  • MANAGEMENT Breast support Plenty of oral fluids Breastfeeding Manual emptying of infected side afterfeed Flucloxacillin 500mg Q6h analgesics
  • Breast abcess Features Flushed breast not responding toantibiotics Edema of overlying skin Tenderness Swinging temperature
  • TREATMENT Drainage under GA by a deep radialincision Percutaneous needle aspiration underUSG guidance Breastfeeding Mechanically pump every 2hours
  • BREAST PAIN Candida albicans
  • treatment Miconazole oral lotion or gel into bothnipples after each feed & into theinfant mouth thrice daily for twoweeks.
  • NURSING MANAGEMENT
  • SUMMARY
  • RECAPITULATION
  • ASSIGNMENT
  • CONCLUSION