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Does wearing padded bras cause breast cancer?

Does wearing padded bras cause breast cancer?

Not that we know of: There are no data showing padded bra as the cause of cancer. If you wear padded bras, make sure they are not too tight and are comfortable. ...Read more

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Does breast massage help increase breast size?

Does breast massage help increase breast size?

No: That's a myth. Only surgery - with implants or fat grafting - will give any permanent result. ...Read more

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Silicone breast implants can couse breast cancer?

Silicone breast implants can couse breast cancer?

No but.....: There is no direct link but there are concerns with the potential for implants to interfere with the detection of cancer. Particularly using mammograms. Special views (eklund) must be obtained. Alhtough there may be a delay in diagnosis, there has not been shown to be any effect on survival. With mri, surveillance is improved and may supplant mammography. As stated, alcl may be increased but rare. ...Read more

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Do breast implants weight more than breast tissue?

Do breast implants weight more than breast tissue?

Yes, slightly: Saline-filled implants definitely weigh slightly more than the same volume of breast tissue as breast tissue has a certain amount of fat in it and fat weighs less than water (saline). The older the person and the heavier the person, the more fat present in their breasts, as a rule. A silicone gel implant weighs virtually the same as a saline implant of the same volume. ...Read more

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Underwired bra causing inflammation under breast?

Underwired bra causing inflammation under breast?

That can happen.: This may mean that you are wearing the incorrect bra size or a design that isn't right for you. If the bra is worn out -it can also cause more pressure. Up to 85% of american women are wearing an incorrect cup or band size (or both). Encourage you to go to a specialty bra stop for a fitting ; consultation. Having the correct support will add to your comfort ; breast health. ...Read more

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Sleeping with no bra after breast implants?

Sleeping with no bra after breast implants?

Varies by surgeon: Use of bras following breast augmentation vary by surgoen. We typically recommend a light compression bra or camisole type garment with a shelf bra. ...Read more

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Could breast implants weight less than breast tissue?

Could breast implants weight less than breast tissue?

Perhaps, not usually: The density of silicone implants is very close to breast tissue as it approximates the density of water. However this is not typically the case as most breast mass is a combination of tissue/gland (more dense than silicone) and fat which is less dense than silicone. ...Read more

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Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Can women breast feed after having breast implants?

Breast feeding : Most women are able to breast feed after implants, but that can't be guaranteed. ...Read more

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Do breast implants weigh less than natural breast tissue?

Do breast implants weigh less than natural breast tissue?

Implant Weight: Depends of how fibrous the breast tissue in question is. In general, breast tissue is mostly fat tissue. Fat in general is less dense and will float when placed in water. Saline breast implants are mainly salt water. A gallon of fat will have an approximate weight of 7.39 lbs, a gallon of salt water will have a weight of 8.35 lbs and a gallon of silicone will have an approximate weight of 19 lb. ...Read more

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Can breast message enhance breast?

Can breast message enhance breast?

Surgery: There is no pill, exercise or other "natural" enhancement aid that can give the same consistent, predictable results that breast augmentation surgery with implants can. ...Read more

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Are plastic bags for breast milk bad?

Glass is better: Make sure your bags are bpa free. Glass bottles are much less toxic. ...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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Does sports bra help or hurt breast tissue?

Neither: Wear whatever makes you comfortable. If you do a lot of aerobics, etc, the sports bra may offer additional support atht will decrease breast discomfort. ...Read more

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Fat or fibrocystic breast disease?

Fat or fibrocystic breast disease?

Not sure of your ?: I am not sure of what you are asking. Please rephrase your question and ask again. Breasts are composed of fatty tissue as well as denser "breast" tissue. Depending on many things the ratio of fat to denser 'breast" tissue varies from person to person and throughout life. ...Read more

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Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Can a woman with breast cancer breast feed?

Yes: Prior breast cancer does not Prohibit a woman from breastfeeding, however, the affected breast may not prodice much milk if treated by radiation therapy. Furthermore, any medication that you are taking, including chemotherapy, may be transmitted in the breast milk and should be avoided. ...Read more

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