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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, commented on Small, firm, painless, smooth lump in… Natasha, it's good you're following up on this – any time you notice a…




PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered What's wrong with my breasts? Hi, Blair - We're not doctors here, and can't assure you this is nothing to worry about;…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Have you ever felt insulation? well… Kara, a spot that is hot to the touch could be an infection or allergic…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered My nipples get hard when I'm cold and… So glad you found us, Deb - 20 years is a long time to have to suffer from…


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