Breast Self-Examination: How To Do It And What To Look For?

Monthly breast exams are the best way to keep yourself safe and healthy, and they are crucial in getting an early warning of breast cancer or other health problems. A breast exam isn’t something that needs to be done by a doctor; you can do it on your own. It’s basically a step-by-step procedure a woman does to examine her breasts in order to assess whether there is something abnormal that needs immediate medical attention. Not all lumps or spots are created equal – some are benign, others are malignant, but in both cases, the earlier you detect something, the better. Self-examination is critical to maintaining overall health, and while it doesn’t supplant the necessity of getting a mammogram or meeting with your doctor, it’s still a simple yet critical intervention you can do on your own. Here are a few tips for you to consider.

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