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Breast Self-Exam (cont.)

In the Shower

Breast self-examination can easily be performed while you're in the bath or shower. Some women discover breast masses when their skin is moist.

  • Raise your right arm.
  • With soapy hands and fingers flat, check your right breast with your left hand.
  • Use the same small circles and up-and-down pattern described earlier.
  • Repeat on the left breast with your right hand.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/15/2014
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