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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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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Fast FAQS: Armpit Lumps The good news is that a lump that has stayed the same for two years is not likely to be cancer.…




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