galactostasis

galactostasis

 [gal″ak-tos´tah-sis]
1. cessation of milk secretion.
2. abnormal collection of milk in the mammary glands.
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galactostasis

(găl″ăk-tŏs′tă-sĭs) [″ + stasis, a stopping]
The cessation or checking of milk secretion.
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In addition, the following information was also obtained: patient age, marital status, menopause status, height, weight, body mass index (BMI), active and passive smoking, alcohol abuse, heart and other chronic disease history, history of allergies, history of benign breast disease, galactostasis, age at menarche, age of first child birth, parity, miscarriage history, and duration of breastfeeding.
AYour cat may have galactostasis, where the milk stays in the mammary glands and causes swollen, puffy teats.
One condition, galactostasis, can occur after the kittens stop feeding from the mother cat.