Q: When Should I Call My Doctor About Breast Symptoms?
A: There are various symptoms in the breasts that should prompt you to call your doctor.
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In particular, you should watch for the following:
- Any skin changes in the breasts (especially in the nipples and areola)
- Lump in the breast or underarm
- Any nipple changes
- Nipple discharge from one side or a bloody discharge
If you experience any of these, definitely mention them to your doctor. Also, let your doctor know about any new-onset pain that persists.
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