chest pain during breast


  • Thrush and mastitis
  • Tips lactating mothers

When lactation or breastfeeding mothers feel some chest pain. Consider why sore breasts while feeding as there is a feeling of pain and how it calm?

During the process associated with the tide of milk in the breast can cause unpleasant sensation. Of course the addition of milk is based on the body's oxytocin reflex nursing mothers who began working at the time responsible for the increase in this hormone (oxytocin). After the appearance of the child's birth (the first day), a hormone produced in the beginning retaliatory action associated with breastfeeding and then even thinking about the baby, Mom can activate the production of oxytocin.

This reflex of the body (oxytocin) women feel different in their own ways. It may appear mild pain, tingling or tingling. Some women feel uncomfortable, but on the other this reflex does not affect (they just do not feel).

If a nursing mother's breast milk a lot, it feels after feeding chest pain that is acute. But remember that after three months of feeding with the tides (painful) they disappear or decrease. If lactation correctly put the baby to the breast, the milk supply will gradually meet the necessary nutrition for a baby.

 the cause of the pain can be thrush
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Thrush and mastitis

A fungal infection that often infected mothers, according to the so-called thrush. There are frequent cases when she chooses a place to locate the nipple nursing mom and baby mouth, which is ideal for the breeding of fungus (moisture and heat). Sometimes the yeast penetrates into the ducts through which the breast milk enters the nipple. With this infection lactation causes unbearable pain nursing mother. If a woman has yeast infection, then the pain occurs during the whole lactation, and sometimes amplified and after it. If such symptoms appear, it is necessary to immediately make an appointment with a doctor who will identify all the causes of infection and prescribe treatment to both (mother and child).

Postpartum women, an increase in blood flow to the breast, and they are filled with breast milk, while there is often a feeling of filling or overfilling the chest that becomes hot and painful. This is due to the fact that the cells of the mammary glands begin to swell and promotion of the milk ducts more difficult. But eventually, when the body will produce a nursing mother the right amount of milk for the baby, the pain will come to naught.

If during lactation was inflamed areas of the breast, it can be assumed that the lactating mother mastitis, which can occur when blockage of the duct of the breast. At this time (during lactation) gland can not be completely emptied or blocked milk duct is (clot). Women have redness and pain in the chest, the temperature may rise, and it will feel the chill. When lactation mastitis can continue, but consider that a woman should make an appointment to see a doctor.

If during pregnancy the expectant mother attended classes and learned how to relax, then it must apply this knowledge when feeding. This will reduce discomfort and ease the pain. If breast milk has stagnated, then the child may not start to suck and not completely devastate them. To avoid this, you need to express milk and a little after that, the baby can suck properly.

 Tips lactating mothers
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Tips lactating mothers

Note: If the chest is full, then it is difficult to milk derived from it, and it is difficult to feeding the baby.

If this happens, do the following:

  • Approach the baby milk glands;
  • when you feel that milk has increased, you must stop breast gently and decant a little milk on a soft cloth (towel);
  • then you need to continue feeding.

Consider what else can cause chest pain. This can occur if:

  • Nursing bra used, seams that touch the skin or cups that compress it;
  • premenstrual syndrome in women, pain can occur after ovulation and stop with the onset of menses;
  • woman fibrocystic breast disease: there are seals in the mammary glands, which are filled with liquid.

Consider a few options when there is pain in the chest when feeding:

  • The child took the breast properly, and thus there are abrasions and cracked nipples.
  • If during feeding breast swells and thickens, then it resembles the mother's breast that is missed or may talk about lactostasis or mastitis.
  • If you are feeding a woman feels that in the area of ​​the nipple or areola burns, then notices cracking and pain in between lactation, then it speaks of thrush.

If the breasts swell, there is pain and a fever, so there was a stagnation of milk (lactostasis). If you do not see a specialist, may develop mastitis.
Pay close attention to all the changes in the breast skin, it will provide an opportunity to look at the initial stage of a particular disease.

 Chest pain when feeding baby

 the causes of the erosion of the esophagus


  • Why there is erosion of the esophagus?
  • Symptoms and Diagnosis of erosion of the esophagus
  • How to treat the erosion of the esophagus
  • How to eat in the presence of the disease
  • Folk remedies for the treatment of esophagus

Diseases of the esophagus diagnosed much less frequently than diseases of the stomach. If a person in good health, drinking his food quietly passes through the esophagus and does not stay in it. This suggests that the body less prone to various other irritations. The human esophagus is a tube having a cylindrical shape. Its length is about 30 cm. The esophagus has two places so-called physiological constriction. Such restriction are at the intersection of the aorta to the esophagus and the stomach. Esophageal wall composed of mucosal submucosa, muscular and adventitia shells.

There are some diseases that affect particularly the esophagus. One such disease is considered the erosion of the esophagus. What is this erosion?

Erosion of the esophagus is considered to be a defect in the esophageal mucosa, namely the inner layer of the shell.

Such a defect may occur as a result of certain complications of hiatal hernia, which develops as a result of moving some of the internal organs of the abdominal portion of the thoracic esophagus through diaphragmatic opening. Many people who have esophageal erosion, not even aware of the presence of the disease. And this is no accident. Very often during this disease the patient does not observe any symptoms persist.

 Bad breath can be a symptom of diseases of the esophagus
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Why there is erosion of the esophagus?

The causes erosion of the esophagus can be different. Typically, the disease is most often preceded by some pathological conditions, which may include a weakened muscle tone esophageal wall, a substantial increase of intrauterine pressure, tensile phrenic hiatal, atrophy of the left side of the liver, decreasing the length of the esophagus (as a result of swelling or inflammation), nil fatty tissue under the diaphragm of the esophagus, the curvature of the thoracic spine (characteristic for the elderly).

All these factors contribute to the emergence of a sliding axis and hernias, which are responsible for the further development of the erosion of the esophagus.

Do not forget that a lack of vitamins needed by the body weakens the immune system, causing oxygen starvation of tissues. The cause of the erosion can be a viral infection. Dysbacteriosis and obesity are also able to trigger the disease.
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Symptoms and Diagnosis of erosion of the esophagus

Very often it happens that the erosion in the esophagus does not manifest itself. The patient, there are no clear-cut symptoms, or they are very fuzzy. But mostly, people suffering from this disease, very often there are complaints of sharp or dull pain in the chest or in the abdominal portion. Sometimes these pains are very similar to those that occur when angina. Typically, pain arises in the course of a meal, or with changes in body position. Such pain may be accompanied by a feeling of fullness inside or completeness. After taking a vertical position they tend to be significantly reduced.

Thus, the main symptoms of erosion should include the following:

  • frequent hiccups;
  • regurgitation;
  • belching;
  • vomiting;
  • painful swallowing;
  • excessive salivation;
  • bad breath.

Erosion of the esophagus - is a very serious disease that can lead to very dire consequences if he did not engage in treatment. Among these effects may be bleeding inside of the esophagus, which is accompanied by vomiting scarlet. Such bleeding may provoke alcohol and tobacco, as well as a variety of stressful situations. This disease is more common in young people and the elderly suffer from this often. At the site of erosion and ulcers may form.

If the doctor was set the diagnosis, further patients underwent X-ray examination, accurately determine the presence of a hernia or reflux into the esophagus. In addition, the patient must pass the general and biochemical blood and urine tests, a colonoscopy and a stool, and others.

 heartburn is a symptom of the erosion of the esophagus
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How to treat the erosion of the esophagus

It is said that the treatment of esophageal erosion in any case should not be carried out independently. It must necessarily be carried out under the supervision and control of the attending physician. Treatment with medicaments include antacids, alginates and prokinetic.

By antacids include tools such as Almagel. This medicine can cure srednevyrazhennye symptoms. During treatment should use it often enough. So, he was appointed to apply each half hour after meals and before bedtime.

Alginates form on the inner surface of the stomach some thick foam, has a therapeutic effect for each casting contents into the esophagus (reflux).

To reduce the contact time of the esophagus with hydrochloric acid can prokinetics. They are noticeably improved gastric emptying, along with the increased pressure in the lower part of the esophagus. To include prokinetic drugs such as Motilium, Domperidone and others. Typically, its application is performed four times a day to 10 mg. Treatment with these agents lasts long enough.

Treatment sometimes requires erosion Pariet receiving 20 mg. Treatment with this drug is carried out from 8 to 10 weeks.
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How to eat in the presence of the disease

Too hot or very cold food on the contrary can only aggravate the situation. It is not recommended to wash down the food with plain water. To avoid hydrochloric acid is necessary to eat small portions. The number of meals to be not less than five per day. In the early stages of treatment should eat easily digestible food. The best dishes for the period of treatment will be a variety of cereal, soups, meat, steamed, steamed fish. In the evening and at night should drink one glass of milk.

In the period of acute illness it is recommended to completely eliminate from the diet of all fresh fruits and vegetables, because they can cause flatulence. A decoction of fennel or dill water can significantly reduce flatulence.

 power in the early stages of the disease
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Folk remedies for the treatment of esophagus

During the erosion it is very useful to take potato juice. Its reception should be at least 4 times a day in an amount of 50 ml. The course of treatment potato juice should last up to 2 months. After 2 months it is necessary to take a break, followed again repeat the treatment. In one year, it must be held at least 3-4 such courses. Prepare the potato juice is easy, just rub the peeled potatoes on a large or a small grater, and then squeeze the juice with the help of gauze or use a juicer for this business.

Very useful for the treatment of problems with the esophagus carrot juice. It can be taken either separately or in combination with potato juice.

It helps in the treatment of esophageal following broth: 20 g. linden flowers, 20 gr. calendula and the same fireweed 10 c. flowers horsetail, 10 g. Helichrysum, 10 gr. celandine, the same pharmacy chamomile, St. John's wort, valerian root and 10 grams. fennel fruit crush in a mortar and put in a glass pot. It should take 1 tablespoon chopped mixture and pour 0, 5 liters of boiling water.

Send on the stove and cook over low heat for 7 minutes, then remove from the gas and let stand still for three hours, after which the solution has to be drain. Take the infusion should be 4 times a day for 30-40 minutes before meals for half a glass.

Treat possible erosion of the esophagus and honey. Honey is an excellent stimulator of the gastrointestinal mucosa, and the treatment of erosion will be very useful. No infusion will not have to cook, you just need to take on an empty stomach about 2 teaspoons of honey. Honey is not only contribute to the restoration of the esophageal mucosa, but also enhance your overall health.

Eliminate the symptoms of the problems with the esophagus and help collect specific dosage. To cook it you need hawthorn fruit (20 oz.), Corn silk (20 oz.), Oregano (20 oz.) Shredded dandelion roots (10 g), the roots of Calamus (10 grams), the roots of Knotweed (10 gr ). All must be thoroughly mixed and then placed in an enamel pot. The mixture was poured 0, 5 liters of hot water and boiled for 10 minutes.

Once the broth boil, it is necessary to drain and pour in a sealed container. Store broth preferably in a refrigerator. Take it should be after a meal for 20-30 ml. The course of treatment according to the broth for 2 months, then you need to take a break for 3 months and then repeat the treatment.

 Diseases of the esophagus: how to treat erosion