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When is best time to do self breast exams?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Self Exams: I think the best time is once a month in the shower at the same time of the month. Probably about 10 days after your period or if not having periods then just do it on the first of every month. Make sure you check up into your armpit, the tail of the breast is there.

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What is the best way to do a breast self-exam?

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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Methodically: Pick a starting and a finishing point and just make sure to cover all the tissue possible. Make sure to compress tissue against ribs to palpate the tissue best.

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