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How can we conduct thorough breast self exam?
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Dr. Sean Canale
Breast Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Focus on our normal
Focus on learning what's normal for you and your body.
Then if there's something different or drawing your attention particularly if it's persistent then contact your doctor and let them evaluate.

In brief: Focus on our normal
Focus on learning what's normal for you and your body.
Then if there's something different or drawing your attention particularly if it's persistent then contact your doctor and let them evaluate.
Dr. Sean Canale
Dr. Sean Canale
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
In brief: Lymph nodes
Check your armpit regions, along with your breasts, for masses and enlarged lymph nodes.

In brief: Lymph nodes
Check your armpit regions, along with your breasts, for masses and enlarged lymph nodes.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Monthly as follows
Check your breasts after the menstrual period to assure that breast swelling or cysts will have gone away.
Raise your arm and start at the outer edge with two fingers together in a circular fashion work towards the nipple. Gently squeeze the area around the nipple and watch for a bloody discharge. If unsure of lumps, soap the breasts in the shower and see if the"lump: disappears or not.

In brief: Monthly as follows
Check your breasts after the menstrual period to assure that breast swelling or cysts will have gone away.
Raise your arm and start at the outer edge with two fingers together in a circular fashion work towards the nipple. Gently squeeze the area around the nipple and watch for a bloody discharge. If unsure of lumps, soap the breasts in the shower and see if the"lump: disappears or not.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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