Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Warning sings of Breast Cancer are not the same for all woman. The signs and symptoms of breast cancer can be classified under local and general.

Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Changes in the shape of the breast

  • a lump in the breast- Sometimes the lump on a screening mammogram before it can be felt. The lump may feel like as it is attached to the skin or chest wall and cannot be moved.
  • a lump in the armpit that can spread through lymphnodes
  • the lump may feel hard and irregular in shape and very different from rest f breast tissues, usually painless.

Skin Changes
Thickening and dimpling of the skin which resembles orange peel.

Nipple Changes
Itching of the breast or nipple may be a sign of inflammatory breast cancer.
Discharge from the nipple also can be a sign of breast cancer.

General Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Head ache
  • Fatigue
  • Weightloss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Plural effusion
  • Infections
  • Bone pain

Signs and symptoms of secondary invasion as per stage and other organ involvement.
Treatment for Breast Cancer

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