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firmness,

n a term used to describe the relative flexibility of toothbrush bristles; determined by bristle thickness and height. See also stiffness.

Patient discussion about firmness

Q. I had my uterus removed in 2000, what exercises are effective for firming the flab that we women deal with? exercises to firm muscles of tummy after uterus is removed

A. pelvic muscles exercise is very important in order to avoid unpleasant situations and procedures. i once had the pleasure of seeing a surgery done in order to fix a complication of weak pelvic muscles.
not a very nice surgery.

here are some sites that give nice exercises:
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/women/reproductive/gynecologic/642.html

http://www.seekwellness.com/incontinence/how_to_do_pelvic_muscle_exercise.htm

Q. I am observing of a growth of a small firm lumps on my left breast. I need a help…I am taking birth control pills from some years and I am 24 years old. From some months I am observing of a growth of a small firm lumps on my left breast. Its color is light pink and is painless. Recently I got the information that birth control pills can cause breast cancer. Now this small growth on my breast is worrying me a lot. I think its breast cancer. I will meet the doctor soon. I just can’t let this go unchecked. What else I can do apart from meeting a doctor.

A. Hey, just relax. You must meet you doctor. Oral contraceptive though they can cause cancer breast, but not everyone is affected. Still this is not clear. But there are chances of noncancerous lumps which are similar to your conditions are suspected as cancer by many women’s. Once you meet your doctor you will be what they are.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6IfmueZqIc&eurl=http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vKwgbAjt3LyU_clarian_arnett_housecall_genetic_testing?q=breast-ovarian%20cancer&feature=player_embedded

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