Long-term effects of milk gland dility

Milk gland dilation is a disease in the main milk glands of the mammary glands, and often appears in middle-aged women. Stretching of the milk glands is accompanied by a chronic inflammatory reaction that occurs around the dilated milk gland duct.

1. What is milk gland dility?

The woman's breasts are made up of connective tissue consisting of a milk gland – tiny paths that return milk to the nipples. Dilation of the milk ducts occurs when the milk ducts underneath the nipple are enlarged, the wall of the tube is thickened and contains a lot of water inside the tube. The disease usually appears in women aged 40-50 years, giving birth a lot and breastfeeding for many years.

After those years, some or all of the main milk gland ducties will be dilated and filled with milk fluid, which gradually solides to form a substance almost like phosphorus. At the same time with this process it is a chronic inflammatory reaction that occurs around the dilated milk gland duct tubes.

2. Common symptoms

Common symptoms of milk gland dility are:

  • Nipples change color to opaque white, blue, or black on one or both sides of the breast
  • Nipple pain or tissues around the breast
  • Redness of the nipple or tissue around the breast
  • Palpable hard lump next to clogged duct
  • Nipples are lagging in
  • Bacterial infections or halo inflammation can also occur on the dilated milk ducts, causing painful swelling of the breast, inflammation of the area around the nipple and causing fever

An infection such as mastitis can also develop in the milk ducts causing inflammation and fever. The usual signs and symptoms can be self-cured.

3. Causes of dility of the milk glands

The disease occurs when the milk ducts near the nipple are blocked and inflamed. Possible causes are:

  • Hormone changes: Women in the pre-meno meninges period are at increased risk of dilation of the milk glands due to altered levels of hormones in the body.

Long-term effects of milk gland dility

Age factors cause the composition of breast tissue to change the gland itself into the form of fat tissue accumulation, which can lead to blockage of milk ducts and cause inflammation due to dilation of milk ducts
  • Smoking: According to research shows nicotine can be toxic to milk duc ducs that cause blockage and inflammation.
  • Nipple drops :Frequent nipple drops can lead to dilation of milk ducts. A newly lagging nipple can also clogs the milk glands, causing inflammation and infection. Newly dropped nipples can also be a sign of a pathology, such as cancer.
  • Vitamin A deficiency can cause abnormal changes in the chest, such as dilation of milk ducts.
  • Changes in breast tissue due to age: Age factors make the composition of breast tissue change the glandular form to the form of fat tissue accumulation. Although this change is normal, sometimes this can lead to blockage of the milk duct and cause inflammation due to dilation of the milk duct.

4. Long-term effects of milk gland dility

Milk gland dility has fewer complications and is more often annoying than dangerous, usually:

  • Discharge from the nipple causes the person to feel uncomfortable, causing dampness to seep into the coat, soiling the shirt causing psychological embarrassment.
  • Discomfort: Diling the milk glands can cause the tissue around the nipple to be red, swollen and hard.
  • Infection: An infection such as mastitis can develop in the dilated mastectomy, sometimes causing pain and fever.

Associated with breast cancer. Patients may be worried about changes in the breast that will be a sign of cancer. Although dilated milk ducts can sometimes cause tissue damage around the dilated milk tube that makes the person feel like a hard lump, this is actually associated with breast cancer.

5. Suitable living mode

  • Applying heat to the head of the breast and around can help relieve pain.
  • Using a breast patch or breast bandage helps to suck out the secretion, avoiding sticking to clothes.
  • Choose a well-supported undercoat to alleviate discomfort. A fit bra can also help the chest patch in the right position to suck the solution.
  • Sleep on the opposite side of the painful breast, avoiding sleep over the damaged breast to prevent swelling and breast pain.
  • Stop smoking. Tobacco can make it more difficult to treat infections, continuous smoking can cause recurrent infections or breast anesthplees.

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