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

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Self Breast Exam

To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.
webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything concerning contact your doctor.

In brief: Self Breast Exam

To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.
webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam If you feel anything concerning contact your doctor.
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Ask your doctor

This is an easily acquired skill, but you must be taught to do it thoroughly.

In brief: Ask your doctor

This is an easily acquired skill, but you must be taught to do it thoroughly.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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