The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has no specific guidelines on how to perform a clinical breast exam. But doctors are taught in medical school to follow certain practices when seeing a patient, particularly for sensitive exams, according to Dr. Most important, she said: Uncovering only the part of the body the doctor is examining. If you are unable to disrobe on your own, a doctor or an aide may assist at your request. You are allowed — in some places, encouraged — to have a chaperone.
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How should I check my breasts?
I was raised in the '90s, during the first great wave of public breast cancer awareness campaigns. Though I'm amazingly lucky that no one close to me has ever developed the disease, it's always been on my radar. My childhood memories are dotted with breast cancer education and outreach efforts — charity walk-a-thons festooned with pink streamers, brochures advising how to administer self-exams , and of course, those pink foil lids on your yogurt that you were supposed to do something or other with.
Back to Women's health. There's no right or wrong way to check your breasts. But it is important to know how your breasts usually look and feel. That way, you can spot any changes quickly and report them to your GP. Every woman's breasts are different in terms of size, shape and consistency.