12 signs and signals that may indicate breast cancer

Surely many of you have already seen this image on social networks, sometime. It came to me through email and it seemed like a clear, quick and simple material to alert women to some symptoms or signs that may indicate breast cancer.

As you know, the breast cancer It is a degenerative disease that, when not treated in time, can lead to metastasis and, ultimately, death.

As shown in the photograph, there are a number of signs or signals that can indicate breast cancer. The image does not reveal the authorship, but I think it is worth spreading. Every woman should know these signs. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Prevention is one of the great weapons against breast cancer. When breast cancer is detected early, there is a 90 percent chance of a cure. And how to prevent it? Well, observing and self-exploring the breasts.

Any change or alteration in color, in the form of texture that we can observe in our breasts, can be a symptom of breast cancer. We need to be on the lookout for the following warning signs of breast cancer.

- A new lump in the breast or armpit (under the arm).

- Increased thickness or swelling of a part of the breast.

- Irritation or sagging in the skin of the breast.

- Redness or peeling in the area of ​​the nipple or breast.

- Sinking of the nipple or pain in that area.

- Nipple discharge, other than milk, even blood.

- Any change in the size or shape of the breast.

- Pain in any part of the breast.

- Chest stiffer than normal and chest red and burning

However, it is necessary to clarify that having one or the other of these symptoms does not mean that you have breast cancer. Sometimes it can be just a benign lump, an adenoma, or an inflammation of the breast tissue. Certainly, in all cases, medical guidance should be sought.

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