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How Talcum Powder And Ovarian Cancer Is Interlinked?

Baby powder is a type of cosmetic or hygienic powder made of a clay mineral called talc. Women who used this powder on their genitals to reduce the famine odours, to soothe rashes or relieve friction on the skin.

But according to media reports, many women have been filed talc powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. 

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The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the majority of women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. They claim to have suffered from cancer after long-term use of talcum powder on their genital area.

The risk of the use of baby powder and ovarian cancer are exposed to now. Scientists first began investigating a possible link between talc use and ovarian cancer when they found talc particles in ovarian tumours woman.

In a study, it was found that repeated inhalation powder can harm the lungs and cause ovarian cancer in women who used it for a long period of time. The European Union has banned the powder in health and beauty products for health and safety problems. Therefore, it is evident from these facts that baby powder is not safe for your health and your family.

How is baby powder used safely?

  • Apply the talc on legs as genital skin is smooth
  • Keep it away from your face in this way, you can avoid the possibility of inhalation.
  • Whisk directly into your hands away from your face.