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Important: 7 Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

While you should never skip your periodical mammogram, if you find a suspicious lump in your breast or under your armpit, you should visit your doctor immediately.

Though lumps certainly need checking, there are other signs that may point to breast cancer too. Being knowledgeable about these seven signs and detecting breast cancer early on can make all the difference. Here's what you need to know:  

 
breast cancer symptoms
 
1. A change in the size, form or structure of the breast.
   
breast cancer symptoms 2. A dimple in the breast or a convergence of the skin.

 

 

 

breast cancer symptoms 3. Sudden discharge of liquid from the nipple.
   
breast cancer symptoms 4. Itching, irritation or sudden rash on the nipple.
   
breast cancer symptoms 5. Sudden pain in a specific spot that won't go away.
 
breast cancer symptoms 6. The nipple suddenly becomes introverted.
   
breast cancer symptoms 7. Bloating, redness, change of texture or color of the skin on the breast.

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