How do you know if you have breast cancer pain?
- New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit).
- Thickening or swelling of part of the breast.
- Irritation or dimpling of breast skin.
- Redness or flaky skin in the nipple area or the breast.
- Pulling in of the nipple or pain in the nipple area.
What kind of pain indicates breast cancer? breast pain that doesn’t go away after your next period. a new lump that doesn’t go away after your next period. nipple discharge from one breast that’s clear, red, brown, or yellow. unexplained redness, swelling, skin irritation, itchiness, or rash on the breast.
Where do you feel pain when you have breast cancer? Although most breast cancers do not cause pain in the breast or nipple, some do. More often, women have breast pain or discomfort related to their menstrual cycle. Also, some non-cancer breast conditions, such as mastitis, may cause a more sudden pain.
What was your first breast cancer symptom? A lump in your breast or underarm that doesn’t go away. This is often the first symptom of breast cancer. Your doctor can usually see a lump on a mammogram long before you can see or feel it. Swelling in your armpit or near your collarbone.