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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 Fast FAQS: Armpit Lumps First of all, don't stress too much about breast cancer based on the fact that you have cancer…

09/01/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered inflammatory breast cancer - please… I'm so glad that you are both doing fine.  Thanks for taking the time…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Brown discharge from nipple.... The doctor is right that a mammogram would probably not be helpful in a person your age…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Should I be worried about IBC? It's good that the red spot is fading and that the surgeon was able to reassure you.…

06/19/14

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