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Benign Breast Disease in Males Home Care

Home care for benign breast disease in males includes:

Benign Breast Disease in Males Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you are male and have benign breast disease and any of the following:

  • A new lump in your breast that persists for more than 1 week
  • Discharge from one breast
  • Skin dimpling, retraction or other change in a breast
  • Swelling in the lymph glands of one armpit for no clear reason
  • Tenderness or swelling in one breast

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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