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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Self Exam of Breast: Yes. Absolutely. In fact a good medical provider will teach you how to do this necessary self care. I often instruct my female patients how often th ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Breast self-exam: This site will teach you how to do a breast self- exam. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam.
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Self Breast Exam: To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything concernin ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
50 years experience General Surgery
Know your breast: If your menstral cycle is regular, best to exam 7-10 days after 1st day of cycle. Sit in front of a mirror. Look for skin color changes. Look for ret ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Breast self-exam: This site will teach you how to do a breast self- exam. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam.
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Self Breast Exam: To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything concernin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Primary care.: Any primary care doc can do this. Could also see a gyn doc.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
History/exam/imaging: Typically this will consist of a basic history to determine your personal and familial background that may influence your breast health followed by a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure why you: Can't examine your breasts. If it is not possible, then your partner can be taught to do a breast exam. Your physician can also perform a breast exam.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Breast self-exam: It is recommended that you begin breast self - exams at age 20.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Thus:: On visual inspection, we look for skin dimpling, nipple retraction or scaling, redness of skin, skin lesions and overall symmetry. On palpation, we f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Why can't you?: Check this site to learn to do a breast exam: http://www.breastselfexams.org/self-exams/women-s-self-exams. Additionally, ask your physician to inst ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Self vs. Clinical: A clinical breast exam is performed by a health care provider. A visual inspection and manual palpation are performed to look for abnormalities. A b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast exam: Have your Obgyn walk you through how to do a self breast exam. There are several good videos online available for free. Generally it is done laying do ... Read More
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