Don’t ignore these warning signs & symptoms!
Breast changes in both males and females are very common. That said, any of the symptoms below can be a warning sign about potential cancer. Finding these symptoms early gives you a better chance of successful treatment. Discover what to look for below, and remember: knowing and spotting cancer signs and symptoms early can save your life.
What To Look For:
- Nipple tenderness (10)
- Lumps no matter how small (22)
- Inflammation and a warm feeling (23)
- Skin texture changes like thickening, hardening, or looking like an orange peel (10)
- Nipple changes that include sinking, a rash, newly Inverted, redness, scaling, or flaking (10)
- Persistent pain in breast or under armpit (23)
- Breast tissue dimples or wrinkles when stretching arms or flexing chest muscles (23)
- Nipple discharge or bleeding (10)
- Breast or nipple changes in size or shape, larger or smaller, especially if one-sided (22)
- Cracked, dry nipple without breastfeeding (22)
Notice Something? Here’s What To Do Next:
- Should you spot any signs, consider them a “red flag”. It does not mean you have cancer. If signs do not disappear within one week, contact your medical team for a professional evaluation.