- Lie down and place your right arm behind your head. The test is conducted, not lying down. This is because when lying down the breast tissue spreads evenly over the chest wall and is as thin as possible so that it will feel much easier, all breast tissue.
- Use the pads of the three middle fingers of his left hand to feel the lump in her right breast. Use scan overlapping businesses cents a circular motion with your fingertips on the breast tissue.
- Use three different levels of pressure to feel all the breast tissue. A slight pressure is needed to explore the tissue closest to the skin, medium pressure to feel, feel a little deeper and stronger pressure on the tissue closest to the chest and ribs feel. A lump in the lower curve of each breast is normal. If you do not know how hard to press, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Use each pressure level to the breast tissue before he felt the next.
- Move the chest in a top-down model of an imaginary line from the right armpit and moving across the chest in the middle of the sternum. (Breastbone). Make sure the entire chest area down until you feel only ribs and up to the neck or check the clavicle (collarbone).
- Some data suggest that the model to cover from top to bottom (sometimes called vertical model) is the most effective model to the entire breast without missing out on some breast tissue.
- Repeat on the left chest with the fingertips of his right hand.
- While standing in front of the mirror with his hands on her hips, your breasts looked at changes in the size, shape, contour, dimples, or redness or peeling of the skin of the nipple or breast. (Click on the Contracts position of the hip muscles of the chest wall and improves all breast changes.)
- Examine each underarm while sitting or standing with your arms slightly in this area feel addressed. He raised his right arm tightens the tissue in this area and it is difficult to study.
This method of breast self-exam is different from the previous procedure recommendations. These changes represent a comprehensive review of the literature and input from an advisory panel. There are indications that women’s position (lying down), area felt, pattern of coverage across the chest, and the use of different pressure sensitivity of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, to increase measured with silicone models. Is also easier to feel lumps, while models with EPC patients known small benign breast lumps.