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Is Gender A Factor In Maternal Sore Nipples
Not unless . . .: Hello Ryan, Just say that your partner has syphilis. Even if she were lactating, Syphilis would not be transmitted to you. Only if there was a Chancre or Syphilitic lesion and your mouth came in contact with the lesion is there a risk of you getting Syphilis in this manner. ...Read more
Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother had lobular breast cancer at 53. Does this mean ill get it? Is the lobular variety more likely genetic? I'm brca negative.
Probably not, no: The lobular variety has similar genetic risk as other varieties. Your mother having breast cancer does mean you have greater than average risk but it is still much more likely that you won't get it than you will. Many genes besides BRCA affect risk, but diet and lifestyle still has a greater influence on risk than genetics. See http://tinyurl.com/zwgadg2 and http://tinyurl.com/zg66ou7 ...Read more
If a woman is flat chested, have fluffy inverted nipples, can she breastfeed?What caused this besides genetics?Women in the family have usual breasts.
Breast feeding: Despite having small beasts, the glandular elements to produce milk should still function normally and allow you to breast-feed. Inverted nipples sometimes cause a problem with the infant being able to suckle but breast-feeding is still possible. I would recommend seeing a lactation nurse for some tricks and advice. ...Read more
I've heard the mother's age at conception is important (below 35 usually best) for a baby's health. How much of a factor is the father's age?
Age effects: Women get the blunt of aging effect due to the basics of reproduction.Women are born with all the eggs they will ever release and the effect of background radiation/toxic exposures add up.Men produce sperm from stem cells and essentially make a new batch daily.The healthiest and best swimmers are the most successful for conception.This natural selection spares some of the age issue for men. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thyroid cancer and heredity? How much does heredity play a part in getting thyroid cancer? Is it different if the relative who had it is a cousin vs. A mother or an aunt? What about an identical twin?
A little bit: Authorities think about 5% of patients with thyroid cancer may have a hereditary component. We can't identify the genes yet, and go by "clusters. In general, the closer the relative, the more likely you will have thyroid cancer, assuming that this has an hereditary component. But most dont. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mother had lobular breast cancer at 52-- post menopause.Negative for brca genes, atm, p53, cdh1, etc. Is there a strong likelihood i'll get it a well?
Possible: Various causes result in breast cancer in a family. If BRACA is neg then there is no genetic relationship to getting the Ca. Exposure to the MMTV virus probably results in 80% chance of having a tumor. Also recognized that endogenous sequences of virus can be passed and when proper reorganization of the sequences takes place, the viral genome can induce cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wich is the probability that a 66yo woman with spontaneous, monolateral bloody nipple discharge have cancer?no injuries,no drugs and no familiarity
My wife is having a 6.4 level of hypothyroidism during her 1st trimester of pregnancy. Is it a matter of risk or can be controlled?
Can be controlled: She must consult with her ob/gyn and an endocrinologist (thyroid specialist). It is essential for the good health of the baby ; your wife to make frequent appointments and keep them. ...Read more
Found out there is also a risk of breast cancer in my family. Could a mastectomy be considered preventive medicine in my case?
What is the odds for breast cancer for women in her 40s with dense breast and no other risk factors?
Can vein prominence on one side of breast be hereditary? Because my mother has a vein in the exact same spot that is also more pronounced during cycle
Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more
Is it normal for woman having very light hair in face , tummy and breasts? Is it about hormonal abnormalities or because of Living in dry n cold city?
Is it true that simultanious orgasm of partners increases a chance of conception and a woman on top is not useful position for conception?
No and No: Simultaneous orgasm has nothing to do with the chances of conception though it can be emotionally satisfying for those with the skill to do this! there is no evidence that position makes any difference at all though it is recommended that women lie down (perhaps with hips on a small pillow) for 10-15 minutes after intercourse. See http://www.Webmd.Com/baby/features/7-tips-getting-pregnant-faster. ...Read more
When can a baby boy be checked for presence of vas deferens? My boy has a CF mutation and a 5t variant known to cause infertility issues
Late: First you want to make sure he only has one mutation and not two. But i assume you likely know that already. A pediatric urologist may be able to detect that but usually you would need to wait a few years. It is usually know by physical exam. ...Read more
Had f/u u/s for area in breast that came back as lactation changes -- 3 months later lesion is less obvious and a bit smaller... Is this a good?
Yes: Smaller is good! have you recently been pregnant and stopped lactating? That would explain the changes. Make sure you follow up with your provider as the recommend ...Read more
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