check whether the internal breast lumps. Above the examination began in the breast

breast not normal performance must be careful!

(1) breast significantly enlarged, inflamed, change progress faster;

(2) breast reduction, location of the nipple retraction;

(3) breast lumps, nipple discharge particularly bloody discharge;

(4) on both sides of the breast asymmetry; nipple retraction, breast skin was orange dermoid change;

(5) occurred at the nipple or areola epidermal erosion, eczema like change;

(6) enlarged axillary, supraclavicular lymph nodes, sometimes feel the armpit objects sense of extrusion;

(7) local ulcer or breast pain. Often show intermittence and confined to the lesion, pain varies with the menstrual cycle.

(8) with unknown causes pain, back pain, abdominal distension, abdominal gas block, anemia and wasting etc..

After the age of 30

monthly breast self-examination

bath after the inspection station in front of the mirror

hands akimbo, left and right rotation body shape, view on both sides of breast in the mirror skin or unusual, then hands over his head, there is no abnormal observation of nipple.

bath after lying in bed

is checking the side scapula pad pillow or sweater, check whether the internal breast lumps. Above the examination began in the breast, right breast in a clockwise direction, the left breast in the counterclockwise direction; gradually from the periphery of the inward from the breast, nipple, until. The left hand holding on the back of the head, to check the left breast with the right hand, at this point the fingers of your right hand to close together, in the above the clavicle below papilla, clockwise massage, do not pay attention to the fingertip pressure or squeezing.

also detected right breast. First with your fingers around the breast circle, press and from the left side to the right side of the breast from top to bottom, and finally from the nipple outwards radially check. Note the finger always don’t leave the breast, to not miss any one place. Check list should include the armpits and clavicle. Don’t be too hard, avoid to cause breast pain.

with the index and middle fingers gently squeeze the nipple

if there is excessive liquid, observe is clear or turbid, milky white or yellowish, is bloody, often bloody secretions, indicates that breast is likely canceration, if abnormal, should immediately seek medical treatment.

is the best time to

within 10 days after the end of menstruation

but when you find there are strong, the shape and position of the fixed boundary, irregular lump, they should ask the doctor to check. When the breast skin orange dermoid change or appear "dimple shape", show the disease arrived late.

is more sensitive diagnostic method is regular and high frequency X-ray examination of the breast, preferably to oncology or a breast specialist regular follow-up, get better control.

(Intern editor: He Lili)

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