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

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

    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.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
    Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised November 1, 2012

    Last Revised: November 1, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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