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Can I have brain tumor or cancer by using hair dryer?

Can I have brain tumor or cancer by using hair dryer?

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Medically reviewed by

Dr. K. Shobana

Published At July 14, 2018
Reviewed AtJanuary 30, 2024

Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I am using hair dryer five days a week. Can I have brain tumor or cancer by using hair dryer? I have been using it for six months. My hairs are pretty well. I have a nice growth and I will oil my hair every day. Sometimes I have pimples in my scalp and there is a mild pain in my one side of the head which lasts for a few seconds.

Answered by Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no connection between hair dryer use and brain tumor. So just relax and do not get worried about it. I just recommend using a good material hair dryer, without bad chemicals. Asbestos-containing hair dryers can increase the risk for lung cancer.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka
Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Neurology

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