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Dr. Austina Cho
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Matulane (Overview)

Matulane is a cancer agent.


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Can i go tanning after getting Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Can i go tanning after getting Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Sure: It's advisable to allow a little time for any swelling after your treatment to resolve before tanning. If you were to have sun exposure directly after injectibles it wouldn't cause a major problem, but may exacerbate any swelling related to your procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Matulane (Overview)

Matulane is a cancer agent.


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Is matulane (procarbazine) just for treating lymphomas?

Is matulane (procarbazine) just for treating lymphomas?

Procarbazine is: The generic name, it is an old drug, it was one ofthe "p's" in the mopp regimen for hodgkin's lymphoma. The other "p" is prednisone, and now "platinum". Pcz was also used in brain tumors at one time, but rarely if ever any more. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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When can I start using retin a (tretinoin) after pregnancy?

When can I start using retin a (tretinoin) after pregnancy?

Immediately: Since retin a (tretinoin) is topical, even if you are breastfeeding, it should be fine. If bottle feeding, there is not question that you can start immediately if needed. ...Read more

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Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Do not know: Breast milk production naturally occurs if pregnant....It would be helpful if you did a pregnancy test and see your doctor. There are a couple conditions that are not normal where a woman can lactate inappropriately ... ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth if I never breast fed, can I get breast implants removed?

How soon after giving birth if I never breast fed, can I get breast implants removed?

Pregnancy & breasts: I typically recommend patients wait for about 6 months after giving birth or stopping breastfeeding prior to having breast surgery. We want the breasts to be at a steady state so we really know what we are working with & want to be sure that any remaining milk doesn't affect the results. If surgery is done too soon & breasts cont to change, we may need to redo the surgery! No good! ...Read more

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Iam 29years old. When should I start using retinol creams?

Iam 29years  old. When should I start using retinol  creams?

Depend on need: Retinol is vit a derivatives to help with wrinkles.You can use this cream anytime when you want for your wrinkles. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use breast enhancement pills for 17 year old like me like the breast actives brand? Thanks! Im flat chested

Is it okay to use breast enhancement pills for 17 year old like me like the breast actives brand? Thanks! Im flat chested

Waste of money/time: You will get the same effect if you howl at the moon at night. No kidding. Some OTC products contain hormones that can cause transient changes in you breast, but they will disappear over time. You will have whatever your genetic makeup gives you unless you have surgery to enhance them. ...Read more

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Montelukast (singular) for prior breast surgery?

Montelukast (singular) for prior breast surgery?

Encapsulation?: This anti-inflammatory medication, as well as others, may be used to reverse breast implant encapsulation (capsular contraction); some plastic surgeons may also use it “prophylactically”, especially for patients who have had a history of capsular contraction previously. ...Read more

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Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Kim before and after plastic surgery?

Guessing game: There are many people who will guess which procedures kk has undergone but she continues to keep it a secret other than her Botox treatments. ...Read more

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Should we trust the fda after they approved silicone breast implants?

Should we trust the fda after they approved silicone breast implants?

Best we have: I understand your concerns. However, while the fda may be questioned, it is genrally the best agency available in most developed nations to control and regulate the distribution of drugs and food. While i may have many criticisms of the fda, it does provide some degree of protection with a relative degree of limited bias. One of the primary problems is the prohibitive cost of evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I ask my gyno about treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra?

Should I ask my gyno about treatments such as Restylane (dermal fillers) and sculptra?

Ask? Why not: I would recommend you discuss this with your gynocologist sure, but i would consult a physician with experience with injectables for the actual treatment. This is usually a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why would a plastic surgeon put you on singulair (montelukast) after breast implants?

Why would a plastic surgeon put you on singulair (montelukast) after breast implants?

Singulair (montelukast): The medication has been shown to decrease capsular contracture rate in breast augmentation surgery. However, it is rare to use it as a prophylaxis for capsular contracture before it occurs. The medication is typically used to treat early capsular contracture when it occurs. Each surgeon has their own preference for postoperative medication regimens. Speak to your surgeon about the med. ...Read more

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Does a fertilized egg release any hormones before implantation?

Does a fertilized egg release any hormones before implantation?

Yes: The embryo releases many hormones and other signals. Most of them are not completely understood and are not able to be measured. But the embryo secretes things that help it to implant into the uterus. ...Read more

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Breast reconstruction after breast cancer..Why can't i find a doctor to take my medicade? I am trying to have breast reconstruction surgery after breast cancer.

Breast reconstruction after breast cancer..Why can't i find a doctor to take my medicade? I am trying to have breast reconstruction surgery after breast cancer.

Sad commentary: -Medicaid rations care; doctors under compensated; patients struggle. Health reforms aren't national, vary state by state. Ethically should be same everywhere. ...Read more

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What is Microdose ovidrel for? I'm going to start soon on my IVF cycle next month.

What is Microdose ovidrel for? I'm going to start soon on my IVF cycle next month.

Ask you gyn: You should have a full explanation of anything you are taking or doing from whoever is managing your IVF. ...Read more

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Ydkhklf soon as I am not jock NFU?

Just Not: clear on what you are asking. Please ask again. You may want to have someone with more English background and not use abbreviations. ...Read more

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I am passing from pre mature ejection...what should i do? ---married male,age 25

I am passing from pre mature ejection...what should i do? ---married male,age 25

Ejaculation?: Do you mean premature ejeaculation? Consult your your urologist, try Detane cream, try sensate focusing over 4 weeks: touching, clothes on, touching, clothes off with partner using "squeeze technique to the head of the penis to prevent ejaculations, mutual masturbation using "squeeze ( have her press the head firmly between thumb and index, followed by intercourse. Condoms will also help. ...Read more

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Breast surgeon tomorrow?

Breast surgeon tomorrow?

Please clarify.: I am a breast surgeon and poised and ready to answer a question about my specialty. Do you have a specific question? ...Read more

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I am 23 years old girl. Is it safe if i start taking herb pills like saw palmetto, wild yam and fenugreek?

I am 23 years old girl. Is it safe if i start taking herb pills like saw palmetto, wild yam and fenugreek?

See answer: Taking herbal remedies is tempting. Testimonials abound from people who have solved their medical problems with "safe, natural" and over-the-counter pills. But informed consumers need to know that there are very few valid medical studies on herbal remedies, their safety, quality, or effectiveness. There is no substitute for a healthy diet, healthy lifestyle, and proper rest. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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