Mastitis Treatment Procedures

Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Feb 06, 2016
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Symptomatic treatment

Treatment by using Analgesics like Ibuprofen or Aspirin is given to reduce pain and inflammation. 

Complementary/Alternative/Other Therapeutics

Pus stripping - Is the process of removing pus from the abscess, it is a more painful procedure but more effective than removal of milk. 

Therapeutic ultrasound - This method is used to treat breast engorgement and mastitis. 

Cabbage leaves - Used for relieving of symptoms of engorgement. Used as cold packs to overcome pain.

Food diets - Avoid taking fatty foods.

Homeopathy treatment - Use of belladonna, Phytolacca, chamomilla, sulphur and Bellis perenis.

Herbal treatment - Use of Chinese herbs for treatment - Fructus gleditsiae.  

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