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is it safe to get breast implants if i have type 1 diabetes

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Sanders
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
Ok for implants: While i think you can go ahead with the breast surgery...This "sun damage" needs more looking into. Was it biopsied? I am really concerned that the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Diabetes is not a contraindication for surgery as long as it is well controlled. A good marker is your hba1c which you should be checking every 3 mon ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Burke
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast augmentation: Diabetes can impair wound healing, so you want to make sure your blood sugars are in the normal range both before and after surgery. The good news is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Absolutely no problem.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Churukian
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually...yes!: Breast augmentation has an extremely low risk of serious complications. Having type i diabetes is similar to other chronic diseases (e.g. High blood p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Seems to be true: Type i diabetic males have a significantly lower fertility rate than the general population, even lower than female counterparts. Reasons include ere ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Usually: But check w/your endocrinologist for a personalized evaluation of decision.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Which aunt does not matter; any close relative having had breast cancer suggests a genetic predisposition. Especially if it came on early, consider be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really: As a diabetic, you need everything you've got to fight a possibility of an infection. Because tissues are burned (blood vessels, lymphatics and connec ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, may be: When you need a particular treatment and can justify your rationale, your doctor is likely to help you to get over your problem. But it may take visit ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Likely, but: It depends on how many years of diabetes you have. Kidney disease occurs usually after 12 to 15 years and starts mild and takes many years to need tra ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thrush: You have had "thrush" for a month without seeking medical attention? You know you are "insulin resistant" but not sure if you are "diabetic"? This rea ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Better not: Tattoos are form of self-mutilation. It is bad enough for people in good health. You risk infection by having tattoos. Also your taste may change and ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Well: Try not drinking it and see if it helps? Marine collagen, is that iike connective tissue from a scallop? One could say if it hurts stop doing it. Br ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depend: It will depend on how big is the mass and the size of your breast. The surgery is aimed to remove all breast cancer tissue and make sure that the marg ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not a good idea.: In people with diabetes, the legs, especially the lower legs and feet are at high risk for small vessel circulation problems that means that they are ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: But at age 38, rare most at risk for type 2 diabetes.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Understand annual or regular breast cancer screening imaging may also include ultrasound or mri. Tomosynthesis & pet-mammo may also play minor role as ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get tested: The best way is to see a doctor and get tested (fasting blood sugar and HGB a1c).
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Yes: It is safe. Success rate depends on how far along in pregnancy. Risks would be same for any other medical termination. Surgical termination relatively ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Depends…: Seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons who can demonstrate significant experience achieving the types of outcomes you would be please ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes tests: Hi. It's very easy to test for diabetes. 4 ways to test: fasting glucose, random (non-fasting) glucose, A1c, and oral glucose tolerance test. They all ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Unknown: Great question! spironolactone increases free estrogen levels in the blood and decreases androgen effects, and in men can cause breast growth. There ... Read More
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