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Synonyms for engorgement

the condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction

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congestion with blood

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eating ravenously or voraciously to satiation

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In an initial phase, the difficulties related to the physical or breastfeeding complications were also emphasized more strongly, including fatigue, pain, cracking nipples and breast engorgement. The results of a quantitative study by Munhoz, Schmdt and Fontes (5) support these results.
Clinical signs and symptoms such as breast engorgement, fever, redness on the breast and pus draining from the nipples were taken into consideration while the infected mother was screened (25, 26).
breast engorgement, fissured nipples); the speech-language therapist explains on the importance of breastfeeding for adequate development of orofacial structures, in addition to nutritional, immunological and economic benefits; the nutritionist provides guidance and performs the correct nutritional follow-up of the nursing mother by explaining on specific breast milk nutrients which are fundamental for the health of both infant and mother; the dentist-surgeon provides guidance on the importance of breastfeeding for the correct development of the infant's stomatognathic system, in addition to contributing to the prevention of non-nutritive sucking habits, such as atypical deglutition and mouth breathing.
Moreover, women with breast abscess, breast engorgement, breast filling, blocked duct and galactocelle were excluded because such conditions can mimic clinical features of mastitis.
Acutely, hyperprolactinemia can cause menstrual abnormalities, decreased libido, breast engorgement, galactorrhea, and sexual dysfunction in women.8 In men, the most common symptoms of hyperprolac-tinemia are loss of interest in sex, erectile dysfunction, infertility, and gynecomas-tia.
Early failure was also seen in premature deliveries (13.5%) or mothers with breast pathology (6.5%) like sore nipples, mastitis, breast engorgement, or anomalies like inverted nipples.
It reduces breast engorgement as well as post-operative swelling.
Breast engorgement and stasis combined with minor trauma during breast feeding may result in a staphylococcal infection, causing mastitis.
* Ignoring SRHR in disasters violates human rights: Lack of access of adolescent girls and women to services and counselling for sudden stoppage of menstruation, miscarriages, premature delivery, post-partum haemorrhage or breast engorgement (when infants who are being breast-fed die) in the aftermath of disasters is a violation of their right to non-discrimination in health under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), as these are sex-specific health needs affecting only females.
In the early weeks of breastfeeding, problems may be experienced with breast engorgement, nipple soreness, and latch-on (Newman & Pittman, 2000).