Clinical Breast Examination
What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- Your menstrual cycle. The changes in your body that occur during your menstrual cycle may make your breast tissue feel or look different.
- Having fibrocystic lumps. Fibrocystic lumps make a clinical breast examination hard to do because many lumps are present in the breast.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference February 27, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference C. Dale Mercer, MD, FRCSC, FACS - General Surgery
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