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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Sounds ok: Hi, I don't think the doctor did anything wrong, usually we palpate the breasts with the tips of the finger, most doctors wear gloves to respect the w... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Breast exam ?'s : Using lotion with your breast exams will enhance your ability to feel irregularities , often much more accurately than with "dry hands".
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
SBEs Not Recommended: Both the American Cancer Society (ACS) and US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) no longer recommend Self-Breast Exams (SBEs) because there is no... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 50 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
Gynecology 42 years experience
In luck: Most hospitals with breast cancer programs offer periodic free breast exams and mammograms as community outreach. Call around to see which has a free ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Gentle exam: The doctor will examine the breast by looking at them then palpating (feeling) them in a systematic method. The pelvic exam is similar. The doctor fe... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Breast exam: There could be a mass beneath the nipple & discharge is also possible.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If your nipples have: Consistently been inverted that is just a variant of normal. However, if you now have a nipple that previously protruded that now is in an inverted po... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
Pathology 56 years experience
Routine Exams: Breast, vulvar and internal examinations are routine for women who are concerned about their sexual health but most especially for the first time amon... Read More

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