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Ladies, here's how to do a self-breast exam which is best done in the shower and during the ovulation period.

Breast cancer is dangerous and deadly when not detected and treated at an early stage making the chances of survival low. So it is adviseble to always examine your breast.

Report reveals that more women in their 30s-40s are prone to breast cancer especially if there's history of cancer it the family.

Women are strongly advised to look out for signs and breast changes often starting with self-breast exam which is best done in the shower and during the ovulation period.

Check out these four easy steps on how to do a self-breast exam:

Step 1:

Begin by checking the breasts in a mirror with your shoulders kept straight with arms on the hips. Look out for breast shape, size, colour, abnormal swelling/dimpling etc.

Step 2

Raise the arms and do the same as in step 1 to look out for any abnormal changes.

Step 3

Check out for any signs of fluid coming out from the nipple (check for watery, milky, or bloody discharges)

Step 4

Lie down and feel the breasts using the right hand to feel left side of the breast and vice versa. Keep the fingers flat together and in a circular motion feel every area of the breasts.

 

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