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Is benzene in certain chemotherapies? Could a caretaker of someone receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer be exposed to benzene?

Is benzene in certain chemotherapies? Could a caretaker of someone receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer be exposed to benzene?

No benzzene: No benzene in chemotherapy. If a caretaker get exposure to benzene, he/she gets it from somewhere else( gasoline/ other chemical agent) -and notfrom the cancer patient. ...Read more

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Why do my breasts itch?

Why do my breasts itch?

Not sure: The breasts may itch as they expand with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy, pms, and breast-feeding. ...Read more

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How should breasts feel?

How should breasts feel?

Feel soft: Breast tissue on exam in a lying down position with the breast being examined, having the hand behind the head and the opposite hand being used, should move around the breast in a clockwise position.L the breast should feel like lumpy oatmeal. A lesion in the breast would feel like someone dropped a stone into the lumpy oatmeal. ...Read more

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Can breasts grow unevenly?

Can breasts grow unevenly?

Yes: Most breasts (sort of like feet size) are within a certain range of difference. But occasionally they will develop at different rates or with different size that is obvious. Rarely this may be caused by underlying pathology. Discuss with you family doctor if this is your problem. ...Read more

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What's a good sized breasts?

What's a good sized breasts?

Size of breasts: Usually the ones you are born with are just the right size. However many people seem to think that they have to look like the movie stars in order to be noticed by the opposite sex, so they become self conscious about their breast size. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts lopsided?

Why are my breasts lopsided?

More glands and fat: One breast formed more glands (allowing for more milk engorgement) and fatty tissue, so ended up bigger than the other. If a woman's breasts were always equal in the past, and one recently got bigger, she should have the doctor examine the breasts to be sure that there is not a more serious problem going on, such as a tumor. ...Read more

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What does soar breasts mean?

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What does soar breasts mean?

Many things: Hormone shifts, menstruation, pregnancy, all the way up to cancer; it is impossible to give an appropriate narrowed differential without a physical exam. See a doctor! ...Read more

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Why do my breasts feel heavy?

If this is different: Then you normally feel- you may have retained fluid in your breasts. ...Read more