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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 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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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 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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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Primary care.: Any primary care doc can do this. Could also see a gyn doc.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breast self-exam: It is recommended that you begin breast self - exams at age 20.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 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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