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


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Swollen armpit lymph node as a… Jacqui, your doctors have been so proactive about checking for the causes of the…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered multiple swollen lymph nodes in chest… Sandy, it's unclear whether they told you this is cancer, or simply left…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Very swollen, red, itchy and warm to… It would have been nice if the doctor had been able to come up with an…


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