Top
10
Doctor insights on: Underwear Cause Cancer

Share
Dr. Barry Rosen
4,223 doctors shared insights

Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


2

2
Does wearing tight underwear cause testicular cancer?

Does wearing tight underwear cause testicular cancer?

No: Wearing tight underwear is not a risk factor for testicular cancer. A pssible risk factor for testicualr cancer is an undescended testicle present at birth but clothing is not a risk factor for the future development of testicle cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Can soiled or sweated underwear be cause of testicular cancer?

Can soiled or sweated underwear be cause of testicular cancer?

No: Testicular tumors can be divided into three groups, prepubertal, adolescent,and adult or seminoma. They originate from germ cells at different stages of development. The most common ones arise in postpubertal men and are characterized genetically by having one or more copies of an isochromosome of the short arm of chromosome 12 [i(12p)]. Unrelated to underware. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Could it be a good idea to wear long underwear in the summer for protection from skin cancer?

Could it be a good idea to wear long underwear in the summer for protection from skin cancer?

Too hot!: Depending on where you live, it might be too hot to wear long underwear during the summer! you should protect your skin with sunscreen (spf 30), hats, uv protective shirts, and minimize your sun exposure. Enjoy the summer! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Can earrings cause cancer?

Can earrings cause cancer?

You decide: Don't get your ears pierced until you're very sure it's what you want and know you're not a keloid former. The fact that many people get keloids from this gave rise to the myth that it "causes cancer" -- keloids aren't cancer but are troublesome. ...Read more

9

9
Does nailpolish cause cancer?

Does nailpolish cause cancer?

No: When used on nails or skin it has no known risk. If ingested on a regular basis it could feasibly cause many sorts of problems, but this is not studied obviously. ...Read more

10

10
What is the main cause of cancer?

What is the main cause of cancer?

It is genetic accide: It is not possible to answer your question exactly they way you may like to see as we cannot pinpoint in any one individual, what caused his/ her Cancer. But on a population basis the causes are multiple, including smoking, excess use of alcohol, Aging, immune deficiency, virus infections and Chemical exposure to DNA damaging agents like Radiation from multiple sources. Overeating and Obesity also ...Read more