Benign Breast Disease Symptoms
The most common symptom of benign breast disease includes:
- Breast lump:
- Lump is usually soft and rubbery
- Lump is usually nontender
- Lump is not attached to underlying tissue
- Lump is not attached to overlying skin
- Breast swelling:
- Swollen area is soft and nontender
- One or both breasts may be swollen
A breast lump or nipple discharge may also be signs of breast cancer.
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