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    Breast Self-Examination Using an Up-and-Down Pattern

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    Move your fingers in small, coin-sized circles using different levels of pressure to examine all the breast tissue. Check your entire breast using a lengthwise strip pattern.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Current as ofMarch 12, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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