Pain And Swelling In The Breast?
What is mastitis sinistra?rIt will happen to breastfeeding mothers, how come I can get this diagnosis when I’m not married, let alone breastfeeding a baby?
The presence of complaints of pain and swelling in the breast, both in women who are breastfeeding or not breastfeeding, can be caused by mastitis or infection of the breast tissue. While the left side shows the breast infection occurs in the left breast.
The presence of blockage and bacterial contamination of the mammary gland ducts can cause inflammation and infection of the breast. This condition is often encountered in breastfeeding women, where milk production increases and in a condition there is blockage of dead cells and debris in the ducts of the mammary glands.
Whereas in women who are not breastfeeding, this condition can occur due to the risk of blisters or sores on the nipples, nipple piercing, wearing a tight bra, being sexually active with trauma to the breast or bacterial contamination through the spread of blood that causes infection in the breast.
To confirm the condition of this breast infection, it is necessary to have an immediate examination by your doctor. The doctor will carry out supporting examinations to support the diagnosis and find out inflammation in the breast, such as blood tests and breast ultrasound. Treatment will be carried out according to the results of the examination, if pus has formed, then management will be carried out to control the production of pus.
The risk factors that are often found in young female patients suffering from mastitis can be triggered by a decrease in the immune system, HIV sufferers, chronic pain, diabetes patients.
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