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What are some symtoms of breast cnacer besides a lump?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: blood from nipple

Although most breast cancers present with a lump or abnormal mammogram, some present with nipple discharge.
The discharges to be worried about are bloody and sometimes thick clear fluid (reminds one of fluid in a blister) - especially if you are post-menopausal. Most green or brown nipple discharge in premenopausal women is not cancer. Unusually, bc can present as breast pain.

In brief: blood from nipple

Although most breast cancers present with a lump or abnormal mammogram, some present with nipple discharge.
The discharges to be worried about are bloody and sometimes thick clear fluid (reminds one of fluid in a blister) - especially if you are post-menopausal. Most green or brown nipple discharge in premenopausal women is not cancer. Unusually, bc can present as breast pain.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Skin changes, etc.

Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have no symptoms, having been diagnosed by routine screening mammography.
For those with symptoms, the presence of a palpable lump is by far the most common. Other symptoms include skin dimpling, thickening, or reddness, nipple inversion, nipple discharge, breat pain, and/or the presence of a lump in the armpit. Best bet for diagnosis: yearly mammograms!

In brief: Skin changes, etc.

Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have no symptoms, having been diagnosed by routine screening mammography.
For those with symptoms, the presence of a palpable lump is by far the most common. Other symptoms include skin dimpling, thickening, or reddness, nipple inversion, nipple discharge, breat pain, and/or the presence of a lump in the armpit. Best bet for diagnosis: yearly mammograms!
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery

In brief: Mammogram abnormalit

If nammogram showed microcalcification that could be early sign of breast cancer.

In brief: Mammogram abnormalit

If nammogram showed microcalcification that could be early sign of breast cancer.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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