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Women of all ages should be aware of breast health know how to check themselves.

There are two types of breast examinations, a self- exam and clinical exam. Both can help identify any changes or abnormalities in your breasts.

A breast self-examination is a self-inspection of your breasts. Although there’s no recommended way to check your breast it’s recommended to do a breast self-examination once a month, this is a good way to get to know what’s normal for you.

At Ghosh Medical Group A clinical breast examination is a physical exam of your breast carried out by a healthcare professional Doctor or Nurse.


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What to look out for during self-examination


If you notice any of the symptoms below whilst performing a self examination, book an appointment with Ghosh Medical for peace of mind.

  • A firm lump
  • Swelling around your breast, collarbone, or armpit
  • Dry, red skin around your nipple
  • Fluid leaking from your nipples
  • Warmth or itching in your breasts


Dr Trish Jain is our dedicated GP specialist in women’s health. During a clinical breast examination your doctor will check for any signs of breast cancer, such as small lumps or changes to your breast appearance.
Women's Health

Breast health is one important part of Women's Health as a whole. Here at Ghosh Medical we provide a range of treatments and services dedicated to helping women of all ages prevent and overcome all kinds of conditions.

For advice on Menopause, Sexual Health, Family Planning, and more; Visit our women's health page.


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  • A convenient and effective way for you to access private health care services when you need it.
  • We can tailor your treatment to your needs
  • A range of finance and payment options available
  • We offer a friendly, trustworthy and above-all-else familiar service.
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