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Does mastis lead to breast cancer?

Mastitis and cancer. Mastitis does not cause cancer. However, your physician needs to evaluate you for what might be causing the mastitis. Read more...
No. Mastitis is describing inflammation. A swollen breast though may hide cancer and sometimes and underlying cancer can manifest swelling and redness in the breast. Read more...

Can drysol lead to breast cancer?

No. This particular scare story began with an internet hoax by an individual who wanted to market his own, not-very-effective deodorant. It takes only minutes to make up a lie and they take on a life of their own. I am sorry someone troubled you. There's nothing "spiritual" about being "open-minded" to obvious untruths. http://www.pathguy.com/antipers.htm. Read more...

Do high prolactin levels lead to breast cancer?

Prolactin. Elevated prolactin levels have been linked to an increase in breast cancer risk, however most women who are not breastfeeding but are producing milk go to the doctor with this complaint leading to dignostic workup and treatment. The risk will be mitigated by the treatment. Read more...
Unclear. There are reports that women with higher prolactin levels were associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. However the cause and effect is not completely understood. Among postmenopausal women, prolactin levels were higher among hormone users and lower among obese women. Meaning higher prolactin levels might be associated with already known risk factors for developing breast cancer. Read more...

Does breast inflammation lead to breast cancer?

No, but. There is a particularly aggressive breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer, where the skin is ed and the skin puckered like an orange skin. Read more...
No. No. Inflammation on the breast will not cause breast cancer. However, one will need to be very careful and need to be able to differentiate between inflammation to the breast and inflammatory breast cancer- which is a type of very agressive breast cancer which is presented with a red, swollen-puckered- breast with thickening of the skin over the breast that mimic inflammation. Read more...

Could I have breast inflammation that can lead to breast cancer?

Not directly. Breast inflammation does not cause breast cancer. Hoeever, there is a rare form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer that can cause diffuse swelling and redness of the skin of the breast. Needs a physical examination with a doctor & mammogram. Read more...

Can foreplay with breasts lead to breast cancer?

No. Cancer results from things that alter the chemistry of the nucleic acids in the epithelial cells and/or causes the cells to proliferate; fondling can no more produce this than it can give a woman a sunburn. If it's any reassurance, and not implying anything else -- breast cancer has historically been far more common among nuns than among prostitutes. Read more...