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Breast & Testicular Health

Breast Health

female-doctor_crop.jpgIt is important to be familiar with your own breast tissue as you are the best person to detect changes.

If you have any of these changes listed below, please see a medical care provider as soon as possible. You can call Student Health at 858-534-3300 or the group number for your Primary Care provider.

  • A lump or swelling
  • Skin irritation or dimpling
  • Nipple pain or the nipple turning inward
  • Redness or scaling of the nipple or breast skin
  • A discharge other than breast milk

Testicular Health

It is important to be familiar with one's testicles. Between regular checkups, if you notice anything unusual or experience any pain or swelling, you should see a medical provider as soon as possible. You can call Student Health or come into the Urgent Care for an evaluation. To schedule an appointment, call 858-534-3300 or the group number for your Primary Care provider.

In most cases of testicular cancer, there is a lump on a testicle or the testicle is swollen or larger. There is often no pain. People with testicular cancer may also notice a feeling of heaviness or aching in the lower belly or scrotum.

Have questions?

Call Student Health at 858-534-3300 or the group number for your Primary Care provider.