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Does anyone know anything about getting a breast augmentation in guatemala?

Does anyone know anything about getting a breast augmentation in guatemala?

Hard to know: While the promise of medical tourism is appealing, make sure you can be in the area for at least two weeks after surgery and are free to travel back for follow up examinations or concerns. ...Read more

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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


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Does anyone know any thing about cheek augmentation and if kim k had it?

Does anyone know any thing about cheek augmentation and if kim k had it?

Generally fillers: As we age it is common to lose some volume in our face, including the cheeks. Various fillers are commonly used to restore volume to the cheeks- this is cheek augmentation. Common fillers for this area include restylane, (dermal fillers) juvederm, Radiesse and others. Sometimes one can have their own fat injected in this area. There is also surgical augmentation, which uses various implants. Many celebs do have it. ...Read more

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Do I have to worry about breast cancer as 70yo male?

Do I have to worry about breast cancer as 70yo male?

No, but...: ...If you have a lump in your breast, you should be seen by a breast doctor. Breast cancer remains very rare in men, however, it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage due to most men not recognizing the significance of a breast lump. ...Read more

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What do you think about appearance of women in photos after getting breast implants?

What do you think about appearance of women in photos after getting breast implants?

Varies....: Breast implants can be placed to enhance a woman's natural breasts or to "take over the scene." they do not always need to be huge and noticeable. Some women after having them placed still look quite natural. Others want them really large. What one woman desires another may find in poor taste; that is the nature of different people. ...Read more

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What is the best way to choose the size of my breast implants? I'm going to have breast augmentation in a few months, but i'm having a hard time deciding how large to go. I am an a cup now, but i'm not a small-framed person; i weigh about 165 pounds and i

What is the best way to choose the size of my breast implants? I'm going to have breast augmentation in a few months, but i'm having a hard time deciding how large to go. I am an a cup now, but i'm not a small-framed person; i weigh about 165 pounds and i

You need to be sized: Your plastic surgeon will take measurements to determine what size implant will fit your body appropriately. You should try placing that size implant into your bra to determine if that size implant produces the look that you want. From there, you may select an implant that is smaller or larger, as desired. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html. ...Read more

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I want to have breast reconstruction, but am concerned from the horror stories about silicone implants. What should I do?

I want to have breast reconstruction, but am concerned from the horror stories about silicone implants. What should I do?

Talk with surgeon: I always encourage patients to trust their instincts. However you should always ask many questions and become as educated as you can regarding your surgery. If you still have reservations, i would go with your gut and avoid any potential problems. A good surgeon will always give you informed answer as well as the risks and benefits of any option. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my wife has survived stage 4 cancer is there any organization that will do something for her?

What do you suggest if my wife has survived stage 4 cancer is there any organization that will do something for her?

Need more info: First of all, her doctor is a good source of information. The American Cancer Society has a great website with resources, help, and support. Without knowing more about what kind of cancer she had, how long ago, what kind of treatment she was given, and what her most recent exams and scans show, it's hard to know what advice to give you. I also am not sure what "something" you want done for her? ...Read more

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I'm interested in having lip augmentation. What are things that I should know beforehand?

I'm interested in having lip augmentation. What are things that I should know beforehand?

Lip Aug Info: A lip augmentation can be performed on the upper lip, lower lip, or both lips using your own tissues (fat transfer), biologic tissue fillers (Juvederm or Restylane), or soft synthetic implants (Advanta or SurgiSil). You should know what concerns you'd like to address and what your final goal is (subtle or dramatic). Consult a board certified plastic surgeon and ask questions during the consult. ...Read more

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Is there anything practical i can do to help my aunt who has breast cancer?

Is there anything practical i can do to help my aunt who has breast cancer?

Sure you can: Breast cancer needs to be treated properly. Just check and find out where she is being treeated and how well is she doing.. There are all types of breast cancer specialists who can provide top of the line treatment for her. They are called oncologists and some of them specialize in treating breast cancer alone. Those are the most knowledgeable doctors to obtain the best possible treatment. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about the budwig diet for brain cancer?

Does anyone know anything about the budwig diet for brain cancer?

Don't spend much: Flaxseed oil and cottage cheese. This has been around forever, and there is no law against telling people what they want to hear even if it is preposterously untrue or based on people's wishful thinking. If it worked, the research piranhas would have grabbed it up decades ago like other natural remedies that work. Unlike the huge-money charlatans, these people will not rob you big-time. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility I have breast cancer? How do I find out?

Is there a possibility I have breast cancer? How do I find out?

It does happen: If there is a reason to be concerned about breast cancer get a physical examination by your doctor. If there is any suspicious lump in the breast, the doctor may order a mammogram which is a good test for screening for breast cancer and is recommended for all women over 40 years of age or if there is a palpable lump in even younger women. ...Read more

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I've read about women with breast cancer in one breast choosing to have both removed.  why would you do that?

I've read about women with breast cancer in one breast choosing to have both removed.  why would you do that?

Several reasons: 1. To avoid getting a second cancer in the healthy breast down the road 2. Because she has a brca1/2 mutation which puts her at higher risk for a second breast cancer 3. To have breast reconstruction done on both breasts at the same time 4. To avoid the anxiety and nuisance of mammograms and biopsies in the future. ...Read more

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Does anything bad happen if you get breast implants under the age of 18?

Does anything bad happen if you get breast implants under the age of 18?

Possibly: Yes. It is possible to alter or affect breast growth. A mature breast size may not yet have been achieved and further growth may occur. Possible damage to nerves or the breast ducts may also occur although this can occur at any age. ...Read more

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What can I do about the breast augmentation scar that is now hardening?

What can I do about the breast augmentation scar that is now hardening?

Compression/massage: Scars continue to remodel/mature for up to a year after surgery. Once healed, scars begin to harden and become red/raised before softening up again. Manual scar massage is highly effective. Other topical compression modalities also exist such as taping (with paper tape), silicone gels or sheets. These are available via the internet or at plastic surgery offices. Examples are mederma and scarfade. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mom has breast cancer in brain?

What do you suggest if my mom has breast cancer in brain?

Options: There are many factors to consider. 1) If there are 4 or less brain metastases, stereotactic radiation treatment can be considered; this is especially true if there are no other areas of active disease. 2) If there are more than 4 areas of brain metastasis, then typically whole brain radiation treatment is given. 3) In some cases hospice can be the appropriate option. ...Read more

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I am a 35yo male. I know the Shingles vaccine is only indicated for 50+ but I would like to get it anyway. Would there be any appreciable harm?

I am a 35yo male. I know the Shingles vaccine is only indicated for 50+ but I would like to get it anyway. Would there be any appreciable harm?

Zustrix vaccine: If you have not received chicken pox vaccine, you can do that now, 2 doses of varivax vaccine 3 mos apart should protect you against varicella zoster virus. A blood test can check if are immune to it or not from having the diease as a child or from the vaccine which is normally given at age 1 & 5 years of age. I hope this hel9s. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do doctors tell if a man has breast cancer?

How do doctors tell if a man has breast cancer?

Easier than in: A woman in most case, but an obese man may have flabby pectoral fat ... Asymmetry, palpable hard lump, and more common in older men. Usually a mammo is done, than a biopsy. Many boys develop gynecomastia during puberty - leave this alone. Some medication produces this, usually bilateral. Some testis tumors also produce. Go to a doctor to distinguish and find out. ...Read more