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Told talc can cause ovary cancer. baby powder no longer ok. what don't they know about face powder?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
May be: Lot of investigative reports available implicating commonly used talcum power for absorbing moisture on the body as cause for varies malignancies. Naturally occurring talc has varies minerals like magnesium silicone salts along with asbestos which is known carcinogen but removed totally in the tolc . Tp applied over labial area will reach to ovary (like sperm) may cause ca of ovaries.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2012

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