For Months I Felt Like a Woman

Instead of a speedy confirmation, I had multiple diagnoses amid a growing lack of confidence in my medical team.

Follow My Lump-Diagnosis Saga

While toweling off after a shower, something seemed anatomically amiss. I paused and wondered why it felt like my nipple was under my arm. Is my flesh that pliable or is this a newfound growth? Wiping the fog from the mirror, and raising an elbow, revealed nothing out of place. With circular motions, I began my breast self-examination (BSE). Palpable lump confirmed, I did what most people do when plagued with health questions…

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