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If You Find a Lump in Your Breast ePub download

by Martha McLean

  • Author: Martha McLean
  • ISBN: 0915950472
  • ISBN13: 978-0915950478
  • ePub: 1468 kb | FB2: 1647 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Diseases & Physical Ailments
  • Publisher: Bull Pub Co; Revised edition (September 1, 1980)
  • Pages: 125
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 935
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If You Find a Lump in Your Breast ePub download

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When you find a lump in your breast. Not long ago, I got another year older. I’m still pretty young, less than 40, and I’m not totally afraid of that number.

If you find a lump in your breast, don't panic. Start by standing in front of a mirror to look at your breasts, with your hands on your hips (as this optimizes the positioning of your breasts so that you can look at them and compare them).

But happens if/when you find a lump? Because breast cancer has such a high profile and statistics like one in eight . Women are encouraged to conduct a self examination about once a month

But happens if/when you find a lump? Because breast cancer has such a high profile and statistics like one in eight women will be diagnosed in their lifetime are well known, people are often fearful to seek medical advice after noticing a change in their breast tissue because they assume the worst. Women are encouraged to conduct a self examination about once a month. Because benign lumps are known to appear over the course of a woman’s menstrual cycle, it is best to perform the exam at the same time every month - ideally a few days after your period ends.

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So, if you find a suspicious lump in your breast, tell your doctor about it. It's unlikely that it will turn out to be cancerous, but it's best to consult a medical professional and know for sure. You should be especially cautious if you have already gone through menopause, as any regular monthly changes in your breasts are supposed to stop once you are no longer menstruating. Source: Breastcancer, American Cancer Society, Mauer Society, Everyday Health. READ ALSO: 6 Popular Myths About Causes Of Breast Sagging And Ways To Improve It.

A lump or thickening in or near the breast or underarm that persists through the menstrual cycle. A change in the feel of the skin on the breast or nipple or how it looks. Clear or bloody fluid coming out of the nipple. A mass or lump, which may feel as small as a pea. A marble-like area under the skin. Red skin on the breast or nipple. From: Breast Lumps: Causes and When to Call a Doctor WebMD Medical Reference.

Book a doctor’s appointment. One nice bit of validation is that the doctors agree the lump is hard to find. From some angles you cant find it at all. They also agree it needs investigation. Another ultrasound on a different day. You leave your purse in the Uber because you’re stressed out and distracted. Your insurance card is in the purse. You miss your appointment. The kind woman up front rebooks you and you wait while everyone else goes ahead.

However, if you find a lump (or any change in your breast or underarm area), see your health care provider to be. .Lumps that feel harder or different from the rest of the breast (or the other breast) or that feel like a change are a concern and should be checked

However, if you find a lump (or any change in your breast or underarm area), see your health care provider to be sure it's not breast cancer. Learn more about benign breast conditions. Breast lumps or lumpiness. Lumps that feel harder or different from the rest of the breast (or the other breast) or that feel like a change are a concern and should be checked. This type of lump may be a sign of breast cancer or a benign breast condition (such as a cyst or fibroadenoma). See a health care provider if you: Find a new lump (or any change) that feels different from the rest of your breast. Find a new lump (or any change) that feels different from your other breast.

Finding a lump in your breast may leave you in a cold sweat. But here's a reassuring fact: It usually isn't cancer. What could it be? We talked with two breast experts at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute to find out all about breast symptoms and tell you what to do about them. Talk to your doc about any changes in your breasts. Soft lump The symptom: A soft, smooth, round lump (like a grape) that moves a little when you press on it and may cause pain when touched; it can be small or large.