October 31, 2014
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Breast Cancer

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Symptoms

The following symptoms do not necessarily mean that you have breast cancer, but they should be checked out as soon as possible by a health care professional:

  • lump in the breast that is hard, irregularly shaped, and always present (does not come and go with your menstrual cycle)
  • lump in the armpit
  • inverted nipple
  • crusting or ulceration of the nipple
  • nipple discharge (fluid)
  • any change to the size and/or shape of the breast, particularly if it occurs only on one side
  • any change to the skin of the breast (dimpling, redness, swelling, puckering)
 
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