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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerWendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, MD, MPH - Medical Oncology, Hematology

Current as ofMay 3, 2017

Current as of: May 3, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, MD, MPH - Medical Oncology, Hematology