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You should always be aware of any changes in your breasts or underarm areas. If you notice any of the following changes, see your health care provider.

  1. Lumps, hard knot or thickening inside the breast or underarm area
  2. Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening of the breast
  3. Change in the size or shape of the breast
  4. Dimpling or puckering of the skin
  5. Itchy, scaly sore or rash on the nipple
  6. Pulling in of your nipple or other parts of the breast
  7. Nipple discharge that starts suddenly
  8. New pain in one spot that does not go away

For more information about breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call the breast care helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636).

– Brenda 

Resource:
Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/BreastSelfAwareness.html

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