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Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Early breast cancer does not usually cause physical pain, and symptoms may not be noticeable. As the cancer grows, it can cause changes that include:

A Breast Ultrasound being peformed

  • A lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm area 
  • A change in the shape or size of the breast
  • Nipple discharge or tenderness 
  • Inverted nipple 
  • Ridges or pitting of the breast (resembling the skin of an orange) 
  • A change in the way the skin of the breast, nipple or areola, the dark area surrounding the nipple, looks or feels – it may feel warm or swollen or appear red or scaly
  • A sore or ulcer on the breast that does not heal

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