While many women are taught to perform self-exams on their breasts and to be on the look out for lumps and bumps, they may not be aware of these other important cancer symptoms. In fact, Reader’s Digest recently named these health changes as the “Early Signs That Cancer Is Growing In Your Body.”
Here are possible warning signs that you shouldn’t ignore…
Thanks to the media, these days, we are generally wise to the fact that a lump in the breast is something to get checked out, but swelling, redness, nipple changes or other breast abnormalities could all be early warning signs. One of the most common changes women remember noticing before being diagnosed with breast cancer is a nipple that began to appear flattened, inverted, or turned sideways.
You should not wait for your annual exam to check your breasts out when it is so simple to do it yourself. By checking yourself out weekly, you will learn your body better than any doctor and receive early treatment if something does feel abnormal.