Breast cancer : Symptoms and Precautions

breast cancer

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that develops through breast tissue. Breast cancer is on second number after skin cancer which is most common diagnosed. Every second women are facing hazardous problem . After Lung cancer it is the second cancer which is causing death of women.

In the present, women are fighting  with dreadful diseases. This is just because of encouragement and from new technology and awareness between the public. And due to this, death rate from breast cancer Is decreasing.

if you fight against your disease ,success always take care of yourself”

In this blog we have focused on sign and Symptoms and on risk factor.

Sign and Symptoms of breast cancer

When we feel any lumps in our breast we think that it can be the very first symptom of breast cancer but there are multifarious symptoms related with this disease.

Some people also feel pain in breast or surrounding area which is not normally a sign of breast cancer but if it is associated with other symptoms then it can be the one reason of breast cancer

1.Lump in the breast

you cannot see it but you can feel it by touching your breast or swellings has been localized to certain areas of the breast feel different from the surrounding breast tissue

Breast Lump
Breast Lump

2. Change in the size and appearance

your breast will start to be heavy, which looks smaller and larger than second breast.

Change in Size and Shape
Change in Size and Shape

3.Skin dimpling

(also known as a gelasin[1]) is a small natural indentation in the flesh on a part of the human body, most notably in the cheek or on the chin. In this case the color of the skin will change over the breast such as dimpling!!

Skin Changes and skin dimpling
Skin Changes and skin dimpling

4. A newly inverted nipple, or a red or scaly patch of skin

you will feel that your nipple appearance is going to be change it will turned in from its original shape.

Change in Nipple
Change in Nipple
Discharge from Nipple
Discharge from Nipple

5.Discharge From nipple

Another symptom of breast cancer that fluid coming from nipple as shown in below picture.

6.Rash or crusting

you will see this symptom on your breast or surrounding area!!

Redness and rashes on skin
Redness and rashes on skin

 

What are the risk factor causes breast factor?

We have talked about the six symptoms and sign of breast cancer but there are some women’s who are not connected with above symptoms so I think there are some risk factor associated with this situation.

A breast cancer risk factor is anything that makes it more likely you’ll get breast cancer. But having one or even several breast cancer risk factors doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll develop breast cancer. Many women who develop breast cancer have no known risk factors other than simply being women.

Factors that are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer include:

 

1.Men/Women

Breast cancer can attack both the men and women but in women it is much more to develop.

2.Age factor

it can be another high risk of your breast cancer. It generally increases according to your age.

3. Herediatry Problem

this factor is also depending upon your family situation .in past if there was any member in your family who has traveled this problem due to this your risk of breast cancer can be increased.

4.A personal history of breast conditions

if you have already traveled to this problem in one breast then you can easily adopt the high risk to increase this disease again.

5.Gene Mutation

There are two gene mutation which is well known are referred to as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Certain gene mutation can be passed from parent to children which increase high risk of breast cancer.

6.Radiation exposure

If you have gone inside a radiation treatment as a child or young adult in the area of chest, your breast cancer risk is increased.

7.Period/Menopause

if you have got the period before age 12 and if you began menopause at older age are at greater risk of getting breast cancer. o not do any home remedey, see a good doctor

8.Alcohol assumption

Nowadays women are very fancier to have alcohol in daily routine which Is not good for health. Intake of greater alcohol increase risk of breast cancer even also increase the risk of other cancers too. For that reason, the American Cancer Society (ACS) strictly recommends that women can have one drink a day–or less.

9.Pregnancy

if you have no child till 30 and you expect it after age 30 may increase your risk of breast cancer. so it’s in your hand to chosse best time for become a mother.

10.Postmenopausal hormone therapy

some women are used hormone therapy medication to treat symptom of menopause which is mixer of estrogen and progesterone have a high risk of increased breast cancer. After stopping this therapy, you can save yourself.

CHECK anything unusual with your doctor

 Best Prevention

Whenever you find this type of furious situation like a lump in your breast or any other change in surrounding area – Always give first priority to Doctor for Prompt evaluation. Doctor will recommend you further testing if needed, they will help you out to erase the roots of diseases.

It’s important to continue to check even if you are having regular screening. Some symptoms don’t show that you have breast cancer, but for your gratification take a checkup.

Little care ,can save your life, that will refect on your face

Prevention is best cure

Always follow three things ” Do your best ” “do not lose hope ” always show you care yourself”

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