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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Would encourage you: Not to wear clothing which is causing you discomfort. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
Rubber: Silicones are inert, synthetic compounds with a variety of forms and uses. Typically rubber-like, they are used medically in breast implants and to re ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: It does what it states it does.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: This can occur.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clark Schierle
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Scar Improvement: Yes. Research performed by myself in the wound healing research laboratory at northwestern university definitively demonstrated a decrease in molecula ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Very different : Saline means salt water. That's it. Silicone is a chemical compound containing silicon. When used in medicine or implants, the saline is usually eithe ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Silicone sheets: Even a store-bought variety. Can help compress raised and spread scars. They are particularly useful for people of hypertrophic scars and he gently a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Goldhagen
32 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Depends on dose : Silicon is inert and has been shown to not adversely affect ones health. Chlorine in low doses is beneficial to your health as it keeps your water sup ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
You are safe: Please send me some brownies.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Question not clear.: Not sure I am tracking your question. Scarsil silicone scar-gel is used topically for scars and stretch marks. It is not used for body growth.

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