Breast engorgement

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Breast engorgement

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

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