In the very beginning breast cancer may not shows any symptoms. Women may not feel any different but in most cases breast cancer are discovered by lump, women feel different from the other part of the breast.

Generally abnormality in the breast will be found on mammogram, which is the x-ray of breast.

Any of the following changes could be a symptoms of breast cancer. If women notice any of the changes mentioned below quickly should consult a physician.

Breast Cancer Symptoms

Breast Cancer Symptoms, Signs and Pictures

A. Lump in the breast or in armpit

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Lump in the breast or in armpit

Breast lumps are swellings that will make women feel the different from other surrounding breast tissues. Approximately in 10 cases out of 100 breast lumps leads to breast cancer. Lumps found in lymph nodes located in the armpit scan also indicate breast cancer. If the Skin of the nipple (especially with the women who are breastfeeding a baby) get injured or cracked, bacteria may enter the wound and cause infections. This type of infection may causes breast lumps.It should be noted that lumps are not always cancerous

B. Swelling of whole part or a small  of the breast

Swelling of whole part or a small of the breast

Swelling means the enlargement of a body part, as we are talking about breast; if the breasts become swollen abnormally it could be a symptom of breast cancer.

C. Changes in the breast size or shape

Changes in shape or size of breast are quite normal; but it is a woman’s duty to make sure that nothing has happened abnormal.

D. Pain in the nipple or nipple moving toward interior

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Inversion of nipple

E. Redness in the nipple area or the breast

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Redness in the skin of breast

F. Nipple leaks out fluid other than barest milk

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Nipple leaking out fluid including blood

However these changes also can be signs of normal changes or less serious issues that are not cancerous, however just to make sure get your breast checked out by a physician without any delay.

Breast cancer can be divided into following stages:

 Stage 0|| Stage 1 || Stage 2 || Stage 3 || Stage 4