A 37-year-old female asked:
Is a breast self exam 1 week after period a good time? when is the breast the least swollen?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast self exam: One week after your period is the perfect time to eliminate confusion with swelling as this time frame allows any premenstrual swelling to have abated by that time.
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Last updated Jun 23, 2019
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