How To Deal With Galactocele During Breastfeeding?
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Galactocele is a benign breast tumor, which is a capsule cyst containing breast milk (ASI). Usually occurs in the middle of the breast and under the nipple. Occurs when no longer breastfeeding after previously breastfeeding. Often occurs 6-10 months after stopping breastfeeding. Apart from being caused by the absence or non-smooth discharge of breast milk due to the weaning process, it can also be triggered by an infection of the breast ducts during breastfeeding. Breast duct infection can inhibit the production of milk so that it can trigger the formation of galactocele capsules.
Not all breastfeeding women experience galactocele. This is also influenced by genetic factors. Someone who has a family history, there is a tendency to experience galactocele as well.
The treatment is to suck the milk in the capsule using a needle. If the milk is too thick so it is difficult to suck it out, it is necessary to perform surgery by lifting the capsule together. If there are any remaining capsule cells after the surgery, this can trigger capsule regrowth. And can become a galactocele during the next feeding.
I suggest you to diligently compress the breasts when the breasts are swollen and during the weaning process later to prevent galactocele formation. In addition, I also suggest that you should do regular breastfeeding while breastfeeding, especially on breasts that feel full, so that the milk flow remains smooth, this can also prevent galactocele formation. Consume many antioxidants found in fruits high in vitamin C, such as kiwifruit and dragon fruit, to avoid the growth of abnormal mass in the body, such as the growth of galactocele capsules.
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