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Can a guy touching your breasts cause breast cancer?

Can a guy touching your breasts cause breast cancer?

Not at all: Some breast cancer is related to heredity and runs in families. Most of the time, we don't know why it starts. But touching the breasts has nothing to do with it at all. In fact, breast self-examination is one of the best ways to find a lump, which should be checked by your doctor to see whether further follow-up (mammogram) is needed. Don't let anyone touch you there if you don't want him to. ...Read more

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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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Can a woman get breast cancer from.Sleeping with her bra on?

Can a woman get breast cancer from.Sleeping with her bra on?

NO: It doesn't matter how she sleeps, with or without bra, clothing, etc. Breast cancer is not caused by contact. ...Read more

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Can i get breast cancer by being repeatadly pinched on the breasts and nipples?

Can i get breast cancer by being repeatadly pinched on the breasts and nipples?

No: There is no known link between repeated trauma to the breasts and developing breast cancer in the future. ...Read more

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Can a swollen mass in breast be caused by partner sucking breast?

Can a swollen mass in breast be caused by partner sucking breast?

Possible: Yes, it is possible, if partner is rough. Can damage breast tissue. Ice the area carefully to alleviate swelling and pain. It should get better. ...Read more

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If breasts are removed due to breast cancer, can a woman get new breasts via an implant?

If breasts are removed due to breast cancer, can a woman get new breasts via an implant?

Yes: Yes. Typically a bag will be put in under the muscle at the time of the breast removal (mastectomy) and then salt water put into the breast every week until you get to the size you want. Then the bag (expander) is taken out and a saline or silicone implant is put in. ...Read more

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Can a guy tell if you have fibrocystic breasts from touching?

Can a guy tell if you have fibrocystic breasts from touching?

Sometimes: Men can experience lumpiness and pain just as women do. A clinical breast exam and ultrasound can usually give the answer . I recommend consulting with a breast specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Could bf be checking your breasts for breast cancer?

Could bf be checking your breasts for breast cancer?

Self exam: You really should be checking yourself but bf can also do it. I have seen women with lumps found by their partners. ...Read more

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Can you get breast cancer from sleeping with a bra?

Can you get breast cancer from sleeping with a bra?

No: If wearing a bra is felt to induce problems because of trauma to the breast, cancer is never caused by trauma. Occasionally trauma has brought attention to the presence of a tumor. Cancer is a 3 stage event and usually induced over a period of time, initially by a virus, followed by a carcinogen or possible separate virus such as EBV which doesn't induce Ca but enhances telomerase. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get breast cancer from something hitting your boobs?

Is it possible to get breast cancer from something hitting your boobs?

No: What usually happens is that one would pay more attentions to the breast and examine it frequently due to the trauma ( got hit by something) and she then accidentally finds a lump or mass on the breast. The lump most likely has been there for a while and not related to the trauma. ...Read more

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Can itchy breasts be a sign of breast cancer?

Can itchy breasts be a sign of breast cancer?

Not usually: Painless lump is the main sign of breast cancer. So look for any lump. Otherwise go see a skin specialist(dermatologist in case the itching is severe or getting worse...It may go away on its own if it is minor probelm. ...Read more

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Can putting your cell phone in your bra cause breast cancer?

Can putting your cell phone in your bra cause breast cancer?

No medical : Evidence to support or refute this causation. It is probably not a good idea to keep it there all the time. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get clitoris cancer? And if a person can get clitoris cancer, will the cancer affect urination and what is clitoris cancer caused by

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Is it possible to get clitoris cancer? And if a person can get clitoris cancer, will the cancer affect urination and what is clitoris cancer caused by

Yes: Clitoris is part of the vulva so cancer of the clitoris would be categorized as vulvar cancer. Vulvar cancer involving the clitoris can affect urination by mass effect (blocking it, changing the stream, blood in urine). Vulvar cancer is usually caused by either HPV or chronic inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Definition)

Occurs when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. Often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast ...Read more


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Breast Carcinoma (Definition)

Most breast cancers are carcinomas. This is a type of breast cancer. These cancers start in the cells that line organs and tissues. In fact, breast cancers are often a type of carcinoma called adenocarcinoma, which starts in cells that make glands (glandular tissue). Breast adenocarcinomas start in the ducts (the milk ducts) or ...Read more