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    Breast Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - When To Call a Doctor

    Call your doctor if you have any symptoms of breast cancer that last for more than 1 to 2 weeks, such as:

    • A lump or sore in your breast or on your chest wall.
    • Swelling in the armpit or neck.
    • Swelling of the arm.
    • Bone pain, especially in the back or hips.
    • Shortness of breath or a cough.
    • Loss of appetite.
    • Extreme tiredness.
    • Nausea or vomiting.
    • Recurrent headaches.

    Who to see

    If you have received treatment for breast cancer, health professionals who can evaluate new problems include a:

    To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 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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