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when i'm examining my breast what will a lump feel like?some

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Dr. Sean Canale
29 years experience Breast Surgery
BSE goals: A "lump" can have a lot of variations but most concerning are ones that are firm/hard and fixed (attached to the muscle and/or skin). The real goal of self exam is not for a patient to make a diagnosis but to become familiar with their body/breasts. Then if something feels different or draws attention they can seek further evaluation from a physician particularly if the change persists.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Bumpy: Most breasts have bumps and lumps. Make a MAP of them so when you see a dr you can ask about them.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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