Essential Self-Breast Examination for Both Men and Women

Year : 2023 | Volume : 01 | Issue : 02 | Page : 19-23

    Sujata Japannavar

  1. Sujatha V

  1. PhD Scholar, Himalayan University, Arunachal Pradesh, India
  2. Professor and HOD, Himalayan University, Arunachal Pradesh, India


Breast self-examination stands as a crucial and foundational technique for the early detection of irregularities within the breast tissue, including both the breast itself and the nipple. This method is accessible and relevant to individuals of all genders, involving fundamental principles of observation and palpation. Those well-versed in breast self-examination possess the knowledge to guide others in this practice, which can lead to early intervention and, ultimately, the prevention of issues and complications related to the mammary gland.
In many developing nations, the principles of breast self-examination offer an excellent approach for individuals to proactively monitor their breast health. This review article aims to provide a concise yet comprehensive guide for both men and women, empowering them with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effective breast self-examinations. By doing so, individuals can take proactive steps in safeguarding their breast health, emphasizing the significance of early detection and intervention in the prevention of breast-related concerns and complications.

Keywords: Breast self-examination, breast tissue, mammary gland, concerns and complications, detection and intervention.

[This article belongs to International Journal of Midwifery Nursing And Practices(ijmnp)]

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Received June 23, 2023
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Published September 13, 2023