Facts About Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer You Should Know

Most of the people use talcum powder to absorb moisture and reduce friction. In this way, prevent rashes and skin irritation. However, not all talcum powder is not made up of talc which is good for our health.

Johnson & Johnson is the leading manufacturer of talcum powder. From the recent study, it is found that talcum powder leads to ovarian cancer. The mineral of talc contains asbestos that is the leading source of cancer in women.

Over 6000 women have filed a lawsuit of talcum powder  against Jonhson & Johnson. According to their claims, ovarian cancer is developed with the use of talcum powder on their genitals for a prolonged period. 

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It is emphasized in the study that manufacture knows the presence of asbestos in the baby powder but they don't reveal this information to the customers. 

The risk of developing ovarian cancer is low, hence it can't be diagnosed in early stages. Hence you should recognise some of the major symptoms so that you can detect them easily.

If you want to avoid using talcum powder, you can use its alternatives such as cornstarch powder, oat flour, baking soda etc. You can use these alternatives to reduce the possible risk of ovarian cancer. It is recommended to consult your doctor before using any alternatives to your body.

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