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What is risk of cancer in children born in china in past 20 years?

What is risk of cancer in children born in china in past 20 years?

Probably the same.: The risk of cancer depends on environmental as well as genetic factors . China has modernized greeatly in the past 20 years, so the likely have risks for cancer increase from industrialization, but then their health care and living standards have also likely improved, so this would likely decrease their risk. The gene pool has not changed, so the occurrence of cancer is likely to be the same. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...Read more


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All the men/boys who are hosts of thehpv virus spread it unknowingly leaving womento develop ciniii orcervical cancer. No way to targethpv in men?

All the men/boys who are hosts of thehpv virus spread it unknowingly leaving womento develop ciniii orcervical cancer.  No way to targethpv in men?

Round up the kids: The Gardasil vaccine is for both boys and girls, so it is up to each family to round up the kids and take them to the doctor for shots and annual check-ups. The way to prevent infection (and future transmission) of the 2 "bad" strains of cancer-causing hpv, and the 2 strains that are the main cause of genital warts, is to vaccinate kids in middle school or high school (definitely before college). ...Read more

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Which natural remedies are useful for genital warts in the anus area?

Which natural remedies are useful for genital warts in the anus area?

Warts: Warts in this area should be treated by a doctor. Liquid nitrogen, topical medications and other means are available. Since the wart comes from a virus, we do not have anything to kill the virus. But, we can treat the wart. ...Read more

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Are silica, talc and titanium dioxide cancerous? They are listed in California Proposition 65 as cancerous, but I see them in oral supplements a lot.

Are silica, talc and titanium dioxide cancerous? They are listed in California Proposition 65 as cancerous, but I see them in oral supplements a lot.

Depends on level: Prop 65 requires a warning on the product label if the level of chemical in the product poses a significant risk of cancer. If the chemical is listed as an ingredient, but there is no warning, this means that the quantity present is believed to be below that risk level. ...Read more

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Does Mederma help in removing chickenpox spots in adults ?

Does Mederma help in removing chickenpox spots in adults ?

Mederma: Probably not. Mederma was shown to modestly improve younger scars that are actively remodeling, but i think would have little if any impact in older scars, like chickenpox scars in an adult. ...Read more

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Is the success rate in mouth cancer in young adults good or bad?

Is the success rate in mouth cancer in young adults good or bad?

Depends: Many factors determine the successful treatment of mouth cancer. Location, size, spread and possibly papillomavirus association have effects on survival rates, as do treatment rendered. ...Read more

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On-line doctor writes that colon cancer is extremely common among healthy people in their sixties. So, everyone in age group will get colon cancer?

On-line doctor writes that colon cancer is extremely common among healthy people in their sixties. So, everyone in age group will get colon cancer?

Colon Cancer: The lifetime risk for developing colon cancer is about 4.5%. The median age at diagnosis is about 70. It is the 3rd most commonly diagnosed cancer. So, relatively speaking, it is a common cancer, but it is not extremely common. Most people won't get colon cancer. ...Read more

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Can weight gainers which are rich in soy proteins help in breast development in a girl of age around 21?

Can weight gainers which are rich in soy proteins help in breast development in a girl of age around 21?

Perhaps: It will not help with breast development. It might add fat to the breast tissue if you eat enough of it to gain weight. But then you gain weight in the genetic areas of your body that fat weight is stored. Some people abdomen, buttock, breast, all over. Obestiy is not a healthy reason to enlarge your breast tissue. ...Read more

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Live in Saudi Arabia with era curing sand storms. Our pool has. a lot of sand on the bottom of the pool . Can children swim safely? Broken vacuum

Live in Saudi Arabia with era curing sand storms. Our pool has. a lot of sand on the bottom of the pool . Can children swim  safely? Broken vacuum

Pool days: My gut feeling is that it will be fine for them to swim in the pool. However, I would be careful about opening eyes underwater and risking irritation or scratching of the eyes. ...Read more

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One of the mothers in our group does not vaccinate her children. Should i avoid my children being around her children?

One of the mothers in our group does not vaccinate her children. Should i avoid my children being around her children?

Should consider it: This mom , apparently, is more than happy to allow her kids to be open to diseases such as measles, mumps and pertussis(whooping cough) if exposed. This increases the risk for your kids.These infections have been on the increase in your part of the country, partially due to people like your friend.Express your fears and encourage her to do the responsible thing. ...Read more

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What percentage of young adults in america have pingueculas in their eyes?

What percentage of young adults in america have pingueculas in their eyes?

High percentage: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. Many are small enough that they can only be seen with a medical microscope. Almost all young adults have some degree of pinguecula even if not obvious in a mirror. ...Read more

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Does TB spread from one infected child to other children at school?

Does TB spread from one infected child to other children at school?

Can: Tb is an easily transmitted disease from individual to individual, particular in circumstances when they are together in a closed space, like a school. ...Read more

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Why do both young children and adults over the age of 65 commonly get cancer?

Why do both young children and adults over the age of 65 commonly get cancer?

Accumulate same hits: The development of cancer is related to the accumulation of oncogene hits. In children the paired chromosomes may have acquired the two needed genetic hits, i.e. APC gene mutations, while in adults acquisition occurs over a period of time. ...Read more

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Is it true that pelvic x-rays taken on new born babies may produce cancer in their teen years?

Is it true that pelvic x-rays taken on new born babies may produce cancer in their teen years?

While it may ever: So slightly increase statitical risk (any x-ray does), the chance is infinitesmally small, in the range of being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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Can children take vaccination pills instead of injections in their arms?

Can children take vaccination pills instead of injections in their arms?

Digestion limits: Medication that is not altered by digestive juices in the stomach or intestines can be taken as a pill or liquid, be absorbed & work. If a medication/vaccine is altered by digestion or if the medication in needed quickly or at high levels a bypass method is needed. When appropriate, a patch can be used for some meds, but injection remains a dependable go to method ...Read more

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Can my husband's plantar wart actually toe, spread to become genital wart for him? In other words spread elsewhere or even to me?

Can my husband's plantar wart actually toe, spread to become genital wart for him? In other words spread elsewhere or even to me?

Warts: The simple answer to this question is yes. But, it is not highly contagious. Plantar warts are more common in people with cuts or open sores and in children aged 12 to 16 years old, though plantar warts do appear in all age groups. Although the strain of HPV that causes plantar wart is not very contagious you should avoid contact with warts (even your own) and do not share nail clippers or other.. ...Read more

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Do most children grow out of eczema by the time they reach adolescence?

Do most children grow out of eczema by the time they reach adolescence?

Yes: Approximately 75% of children seem to "outgrow" their atopic dermatiis. I offer that positive encouragement to parents as this can be a challenging and stressful time for the patients and their families. ...Read more