Warning Signs of Breast Cancer

Pain in the breast or chest: – Pain in the breast can be a sharp pain that comes and goes or a mild electric sensation that goes from left to right breasts.

Itchy breasts: – It feels extremely itchy, the type of itch which you absolutely have to scratch. Ointment also doesn’t help. The skin of the breast may become scaly or dimpled like cellulite.

Upper back, shoulder, and neck pain: – Pain in the upper back or between the shoulder blades is often confused with sore muscles, a pulled tendon or ligament. The difference is that it doesn’t go away with stretching muscles or changing position.

Changes in breast shape:- Any  change in the size, shape or appearance gives us a strong warning sign of breast cancer.

A change in nipple appearance or sensitivity: – Any change in the nipple appearance or decrease in sensitivity or any kind of discharge when you are not breastfeeding.

Swelling or lump in your armpit: – Like a sore or tender spot under the arm. You may also feel a lump, though not necessarily. Affected lymph nodes may feel swollen or tender or develop a lump before a tumor is big enough to be felt in the breast itself. In some women, the swelling is more prominent under the arm or up under the collarbone.

Red, swollen breasts: They may feel swollen and sore, or the skin and underlying tissue may feel hot or look red or even purple.

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