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What are the side effects of breast enlargement pills?

What are the side effects of breast enlargement pills?

From nil to many: The effects will vary from virtually no side effects or results to more extensive effects particularly if they are hormonal analogues, with similar effects to oral contraceptives or estrogen replacement with head aches, weight or fluid gain, tenderness, masses, increased clotting tendencies, etc. ...Read more

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Breast Exam (Definition)

A clinical breast exam is performed by a health care provider. A visual inspection and manual palpation are performed to look for abnormalities. A breast self exam(bse) is when a woman checks her own breast tissue once a month. This is done to get to know one's own unique lumpiness and be able to identify when something is ...Read more


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Will missing birth control pills one month cause side effects the next month? Such as breast heaviness but no soreness?

Will missing birth control pills one month cause side effects the next month? Such as breast heaviness but no soreness?

No: Missing pills one month doesn't have an effect on the following month. Missing pills can change when you have your withdrawal bleeding (menstrual cycle), but after your cycle is complete you don't have to worry about any side effects. Breast heaviness can be side effect of pill, generally, can also be a sign of water retention or weight gain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of breast reconstruction?

What are the side effects of breast reconstruction?

Can be complicated: There are many different techniques of breast reconstruction. Simply put, reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer can be a very positive procedure for women facing breast cancer treatment. Reconstruction involves stages, can begin immediately or later after mastectomy and involves the use of implants or of body tissue or both. Side effects are similar to most surgeries. ...Read more

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What are longterm complications and side effects of a breast augmentation?

What are longterm complications and side effects of a breast augmentation?

Many but +outweigh-: There are many potential negatives but the positives outweigh the negatives and include: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, asymmetry, implant exposure/extrusion/rupture overcorrection/undercorrection, contour irregularity, capsular contracture, distortion with muscular contraction, interference with oncologic evaluation of the breast, interference with nipple sensation, nursing or aging, etc. ...Read more

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What are the breast enhancement side effects?

What are the breast enhancement side effects?

Risks/complications: All surgery has risks and complications. For breast augmentation, there are many-both short term and long term. Short term is always: bleeding, infection, scar, size problems, implant malposition, loss of nipple sensation...Etc. Long term is ptosis, thinning of the skin under the implant and malposition. It all depends on how big you decide to go and the style of implant. Dr. Demercurio. ...Read more

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During self breast exam I note my areolas feel lumpy beneath the skin. Some lumps larger and firmer than others. Are lumps meant to be there?

During self breast exam I note my areolas feel lumpy beneath the skin. Some lumps larger and firmer than others. Are lumps meant to be there?

Normal findings...: The breast tissue usually feels "lumpy" because of the mammary glands which give them that quality. However, if you have felt a hard lump or larger than usual that persists for several days or more it is time to have that checked with your doctor. Also if you have skin changes on your breast area, fluid coming out of your nipples or changes in your nipple appearance you need immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of using breast enlargment cream?

What are the possible side effects of using breast enlargment cream?

Unknown: There is no magic breast enlargement cream that can have a permanent effect. At best they will not harm you. Stay away from them. ...Read more

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What are some of the breast cancer radiation side effects?

What are some of the breast cancer radiation side effects?

Briefly: During & wks after radiation: inflam symptoms of the breast & poss chest wall (soreness, dryness, sometimes peeling under breast or armpit area). Be diligent w/ skin care. Clean & dry @ b4 treatment. Subjective differences in skin care product recs. Long term: thickened skin, slight retraction of breast, scar in lung. Benefits>>risks. Try to eat small freq meals, stay hydrated, exercise as possib. ...Read more

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Does topical estriol get converted into estradiol in women treated for menopause? Is estriol any safer than estradiol? Mammogram/breast exam is normal

Does topical estriol get converted into estradiol in women treated for menopause? Is estriol any safer than estradiol? Mammogram/breast exam is normal

NO; Yes: Estriol does not convert to other Estrogens in the body. It is safer because it's the weakest of the Estrogens and has no link to breast cancer. Studies suggest thta estriol has a protective effect. If used incorrectly, though, it can trigger hot flashes. ...Read more

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What are the physical side effects of abortion?

What are the physical side effects of abortion?

Pain, bleeding : Most often women experience pain and bleeding for days to weeks. The pain should not be severe and there should not be a fever. It can take 6-8wks to resume your period. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of breast reconstruction?

Can be complicated: There are many different techniques of breast reconstruction. Simply put, reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer can be a very positive procedure for women facing breast cancer treatment. Reconstruction involves stages, can begin immediately or later after mastectomy and involves the use of implants or of body tissue or both. Side effects are similar to most surgeries. ...Read more

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Side effects of fybriods?

Side effects of fybriods?

Nothing/Something: Some women don't have any symptoms at all. Other women may have crampy, heavier or longer periods. Some fibroids can make it more difficult to become pregnant. There's really a range of symptoms. If fibroids are troubling you, talk with your doc about options: medicine, procedure, surgery. If they're not bothering you, you don't have to do anything at all. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using breast enlargment cream?

What are the side effects of using breast enlargment cream?

From nil to many: The effects will vary from virtually no side effects or results to more extensive effects particularly if they are hormonal analogues, with similar effects to oral contraceptives or estrogen replacement with head aches, weight or fluid gain, tenderness, masses, increased clotting tendencies, etc. ...Read more

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What are side effects of radiation therapy in the breast?

What are side effects of radiation therapy in the breast?

Radiation therapy: Divided into -acute and late effects. Acute changes will include fatigue and skin changes that accumulate gradually within the radiated field over the course of treatment. Redness, soreness, sometimes with peeling off skin. Thickening of skin and breast edema also can happen. Late complication risk is low-may include arm swelling, radiation pneumonitis, nerve injury/brachila plexus etc. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects of breast cancer treatment?

What are the side-effects of breast cancer treatment?

Depends on treatment: This is a complex question. Each treatment-surgery, radiation, chemo, hormonal- has it's own uniques set of side effects. In addition, not everyone will experience side effects. The good news is that most side effects can be managed with treatment or medications. Be sure to ask your oncology team questions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of breast-sparing surgery and radiation?

What are the side effects of breast-sparing surgery and radiation?

Not too many: Surgery with breast sparing and radiation is a very common procedure for small early breast cancers. There will some minor surgical scar, and some women experience temporary breast skin redness or breast swelling with the radiation treatments. It is a very successful treatment in early cancers and avoids complete mastectomy surgery. ...Read more

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Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

I have no: Clue what was irradiated, how long ago and for what purpose, but ascites is not even on my list as a possible adverse effect of radiotherapy. I'd first need to know what he cancer was...Many cause ascites. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chemo therapy with breast cancer?

Several: Hair loss, nausea, fatigue, risk for infection. However, the incidence of nausea is a lot less now with newer medications. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing breast pain im left side..It comes and goes.. I'm just 21..I exercise a lot too.. So what should I do to get rid of the pain?

I'm experiencing breast pain im left side..It comes and goes.. I'm just 21..I exercise a lot too.. So what should I do to get rid of the pain?

See a doctor: Breast pain is not a typical side effect of exercise. Make sure you are wearing a good supportive sports bra but a woman's breast health is serious business. Do not ignore it! ...Read more

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What are some potential side effects of getting a breast augmentation too young?

What are some potential side effects of getting a breast augmentation too young?

Long term: Breast implants are indicated after age 18 for cosmetic augmentation. It is not to young for an adult woman to get breast implants as long as she is psychologically mature. Breast implants are long term devices that may have to be replaced, anticipate replacing them every 10-20 years. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-augmentation/index.html. ...Read more

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