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The symptoms of breast cancer include unusual lumps in the breasts, swelling in the armpits, itchy nipples, stubborn rashes or painful breasts. However, all of these symptoms can also be the sign of nothing serious. In fact, most of the time breast issues like these are not a sign of cancer. Nevertheless, it is important to track any changes and based on the exact nature of the symptoms decide when it is okay to wait and when you should see a doctor.

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If you feel a lump in your breast, you know enough to take it seriously. But did you know that a lump in your armpit should be taken just as seriously? Read the following FAQS for informatiton about the types and causes of armpit lumps, and guidance on whether/when to see a doctor if you feel one.   Q. I recently noticed a small lump under…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Understanding Different Types of Breast… Please don't stress; it's hard not to, I know, but the symptoms you…

05/21/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered My breast is swollen, very hard and… Maerie, a needle biopsy sounds like a good idea.  A year is a long time…

05/08/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Tender right breast...swollen armpit… If the pain continues to increase, I wouldn't wait the 7 days; after 3…

05/05/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Health problem or not? Laura, an inverted nipple is something to be concerned about. You could have an abscess, or other…

05/03/14

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