Category Archives: Female Health

What Happens When PIP Breast Implants Break or Leak?

Published by:

Big fake breasts. Big regrets. Image source: toonpool.com

Does the current ‘global’ scare over French breast implants affect you? Yes, it does affect you, if you are one of 300,000 to 400,000 women in any of the 65 countries whose surgeon used a silicone implant made by the French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP).

And yes, the issue does affect you if are one of almost 300,000 American women or 1.5 million women worldwide who have had a breast augmentation in 2010, or among the countless more who have had this procedure between 2005 and 2010.

Continue reading









Ortho Evra Side Effects, Blood Clot Risks and Other Adverse Reactions

Published by:

Ortho Evra Side Effects, Blood Clot Risks and Other Adverse Reactions. Reproductive health advisers to the United States Food and Drug Administration have recommended that the label of Johnson & Johnson’s birth control patch Ortho Evra be simplified to explain the risk of blood clots more clearly.

Voting 20 to 3 with one abstention, the panel said the current label for Ortho Evra inadequately reflects the risks women face by using it.

Continue reading









Can You Breastfeed After Breast Implant? Yes, You Can!

Published by:

Can You Breastfeed After Breast Implant? Yes, You Can! So you want to breastfeed your baby but are afraid that your breast implants will make it difficult or impossible? Or are you thinking of having a breast lift but worry that the implants may make it hard for you to breastfeed when you become a mom?

Worry no more as the verdict is out: Medical and health experts say most women with breast implants can breastfeed without harming themselves or their babies.

Continue reading