Health Question: How do you prepare for a mammogram? - Qs and As

Are you preparing to go for a mammogram (breast examination and screening)?..

    Follow these tips before you head to the clinic or health centre for your mammogram:
  • Do not wear deodorant, perfume, lotion or powder under your arms or on your breasts the day of the examination.
  • Let the clinic staff / doctor know if you have breast implants.
  • Bring prior mammograms or have them sent to the center.
  • Tell the clinic if you have physical disabilities that may make it hard for you to sit up, lift your arms or hold your breath...

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