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Can breast enhancement pills cause cancer or affect breast milk?

Can breast enhancement pills cause cancer or affect breast milk?

Possibly: Pills intended to enlarge the breasts are often made from botanical sources (plants) that contain what are called phytoestrogens, or hormone-like substances. If they are actually strong enough to produce changes in breast size then they may have a range of unintended effects too. It is not reasonable to assume that because they are natural they are harmless. (hemlock is natural and fatal.). ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Do the breast enhancement pills "breast actives" cause breast cancer or uterus cancer?

Do the breast enhancement pills "breast actives" cause breast cancer or uterus cancer?

Unknown: Breast enhancement pills are not regulated and therefore may have various unknown substances in them. Some of those substances, especially if they include estrogen, may increase risk of cancers. ...Read more

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What can you say about breast enhancement creams? Are they safe? Can they cause breast cancer? I'm quite desperate i need advices.

What can you say about breast enhancement creams? Are they safe? Can they cause breast cancer?  I'm quite desperate i need advices.

Do not waste your $$: "breast creams" is too generic a phrase for me to comment on, but rubbing stuff on your breasts to make them larger will either be ineffective or unsafe, or both. Consult with your primary care doctor for advice. Breast implants may be an answer. ...Read more

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Can the pill cause breast enhancement?

Sort of: Most birth control pills are synthetic female hormones, estrogen and Progesterone like the female body makes in a normal menstrual cycle. Just like during a menstrual cycle breasts can fluctuate in size with changing hormone levels but the result is not as predictable or sustained as with an augmentation. Also keep in mind the increased risk of blood clots with birth control pill use? ...Read more

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Could breast enlargement pills cause cancer?

Depends: The answer will depend on what is inside the breast enlargement pills? ...Read more

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Can breast enlargement pills cause cancer?

Can breast enlargement pills cause cancer?

Ineffective: I don't know because there are variable ingredients depending on the product. However, why take them at all since they are not effective. ...Read more

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Why did they tell us the old bc pills didn't cause breast cancer? So many of my classmates have died since 1965

Why did they tell us the old bc pills didn't cause breast cancer? So many of my classmates have died since 1965

Controversial.: It is very difficult to evaluate any drug's long-term cancer risk due to the number of years it may take to determine this. Every drug has side effects and one must balance the desired effects with potential risks, both known and unknown. The data re: bcps and breast cancer risk is contradictory based on studies to-date: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/risk/oral-contraceptives. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Augmentation (Definition)

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfer. There are advantages and ...Read more