Breast Self-Examination Using an Up-and-Down Pattern

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How to do a breast self-exam using an up-and-down pattern

Move your fingers in small, coin-sized circles using different levels of pressure to examine all the breast tissue. Check your entire breast using a lengthwise strip pattern.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015

Current as of: February 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology