Ailments & Conditions

Breast Cancer Lumps – What You Need to Know

Signs of a Breast Cancer Lump

If you touch a breast cancer lump, it tends to feel hard and firm. In addition, the following features can be observed:

– The mass is located in the outer upper part of the breast

– It is growing in size

– You cannot move it easily under the skin using the fingers

– It has irregular borders

These are common features, but exact symptoms can vary from person to person. Other warning signs may include:

– Inward-turning nipple

– Blood or abnormal discharge from your nipple

– Changes in breast color, size, or shape

– Nipple or breast pain

– Skin scaling or dimpling

If you notice any of these signs, make sure to talk with your healthcare provider to get a precise diagnosis. [2]