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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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It’s got to go!  The myth that breast cancer doesn’t hurt causes way too much pain!  Like many myths, this one has roots in a fact.  Compared to a breast cyst, which is often very tender to the touch, a cancerous lump usually doesn’t hurt when a woman or doctor feels it.   We hear many reports from women that go something like…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered sometimes when my nipples get hard when… So glad you found us, Deb - 20 years is a long time to have to suffer…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered itchy left nipple that scabs over and… Itching is a very common breast issue and usually isn't a sign of anything…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered my breast hurt when i touch them Chelsea, it sounds like you're entering puberty, a time when you'll be noticing lots…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Understanding Different Types of Breast… Hi - I'm sorry you're experiencing this pain AND sorry your mom is…




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