How Do You Know If You Have A Breast Mass That Needs Further Examination?
Take Dr. Donnica's Decisionnaire ™ to see if you have a lump that your doctor should evaluate- sooner rather than later. Check off all that apply and take this list with you to consult your physician.
|___ || Your lump is new or larger than a lump previously in that site.|
|___ || The lump is not mobile.|
|___ || The edges of the lump are irregular.|
|___ || The lump feels flat.|
|___ || The "lump" really feels like several small points, smaller than BB gun pellets.|
|___ || The lump feels very hard. |
|___ || Your nipple becomes inverted and you can't get it back out easily or fully. |
|___ || You notice a new dimpling of the skin on your breast(s).|
|___ || You have a new nipple discharge of any type (and you are not pregnant or nursing).|
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Created: 9/21/2000  - Donnica Moore, M.D.
They're free, they're easy, and they take less than
ten minutes per month- and in conjunction with CBE and mammography, it's the
best prevention we have so far.