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Dr. Dilraj Kaur Kahlon

Oncologist, Amritsar

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Dr. Dilraj Kaur Kahlon Oncologist, Amritsar
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Dilraj Kaur Kahlon is an experienced Oncologist in Ajnala Road, Amritsar. She is currently associated with Kahlon paediatric hematology oncology clinic in Ajnala Road, Amritsar. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dilraj Kaur Kahlon on Lybrate.com.

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I am 43 years old I have a problem gastritis, congested prostate gland and sex problem.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
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I am 43 years old I have a problem gastritis, congested prostate gland and sex problem.
Take tab rekool d once daily at 8 am for gastritis and consult further for detailed assessment and treatment for other problems.

My father(approx-90 yrs) had prostate problem in 2004 and had been operated in the same year but now (from Oct-2014) blood coming out time to time through urinal with burning sensation and clotted blood without blockage of urine.What will be the treatment please advise me ?

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General Surgeon
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Don't take the symptoms lightly and consult a Urologist. It may be anything from a simple urinary infection to more serious urinary tract malignancy.

Sir my son has diagnosis osteosarcoma a bone cancer ,and I want to know about the role of biopsy in treatment of osteosarcoma.

MD - Radiothrapy, MBBS
Oncologist
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Biopsy is important diagnostic investigation in osteosarcoma. It should be done preferably by a surgeon who is going to do final surgery.

If a person in has a heart cancer and blood clots comes through mouth with saliva then what's this signifies? Please suggest me properly please.

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No significance of blood clot and heart cancer blood is comming form mouth may be because of gums swelling (gingivitis). If patient is taking pain killer or anticoagulant gums bleeds more

I am 60 year old. I am suffering from enlarged prostate. How I can get relief.?

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General Physician
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I am 60 year old. I am suffering from enlarged prostate. How I can get relief.?
What is size of prostate? your complains? start tab urimax 0.4mg 1 at night. Can ask privately for detail information.

Flow of urinating has become slow. In the process the frequeny has been increased. Checked sugar level. Sugar is within the limit. It may be a prostate problem. Is surgery must. If so after surgery noraml life can be performed.

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Oncologist
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Flow of urinating has become slow. In the process the frequeny has been increased. Checked sugar level. Sugar is with...
Sir, if flow of urine is slow then it could be due to urinary outlet obstruction probably due to prostatic enl argement. Needs evaluation by clinical per rectal examination, serum psa, ultrasound sometimes biopsy to rule out benign or malignant cause then only treatment can be advised according to the cause.

Is this type of cancer caused by genetic factors? Are other members of my family at risk?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Nearly 5-7 % cancers may be genetic. Genetic cancers can be due to some change in genetic make up by any means or mutations or may be transmitted from one generation to other. Only cancers which can hereditary like breast ovarian cancer, or men syndrome related cancers etc may be part hereditary cancers and other members also may suffer, not all.

I have a little lump with redness in my breast. Now in period time. Its look like a pimple. My age is 20. My grandma passed away because of breast cancer. So that whenever lump coming I am worrying for that. Is it no need to worry about that? Can you tell me why this lumps are coming and how many days it can be there?

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Dear lybrate-user, From what you describe it could be an infection. But since you have a family history of breast cancer, it is best to meet a doctor in person and get examined. It could be infection with pus collection, or a benign lump, etc. So please get checked.

Fertility Treatment may up Breast Cancer Risk

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Infertility and hormonal treatments may influence the amount of dense tissue in the breast and increase the risk of developing breast cancer study from Karolinska institute in Sweden found that woman with a history of infertility had denser breasts than other women to was more pronounced in women who had undergone controlled ovarian stimulation.(cos), the hormone treatment required for in vitro fertilisation.
Fertility Treatment may up Breast Cancer Risk

What is the symptoms of lungs cancer?

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist
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Cough with blood in sputum, pain chest, chronic smoker, loss of weight. And loss of appetite etc, are common symptom of lung cancer. These symptoms may also be present in other diseases also hence further investigations will be helpful in diagnosis.

My daughter, age 65 was under treatment for cancer and after six months has been discharged and at home. She is awfully weak and weighs around 32 kg. She finds it difficult to swallow and does not try enough (in my opinion). Any suggestion to prompt her to slowly get into more solid food and recoup?

MD - Radiothrapy, DNB
Oncologist
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Sir, tab practin tds will increase her appetite and a mixture of benadryl. Codeine, sucralfate, dispin and steroids mixture which is to gargled will help apart from this a few other measures will help out.

Hello doctor I am 20 yrs, since 8th months my right hip was paining while sleeping and riding scooty so doctor suggested me to go for MRI ,during mri of my hips I was trying to straightening my hips and doing some little movements so my question is these movements enough to loss information by the mri machine? Can it loss some information if there is existence of tumor or cancer?

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Hello doctor I am 20 yrs, since 8th months my right hip was paining while sleeping and riding scooty so doctor sugges...
Small movements made usually doesn't result in data loss. The machine is automised to compensate for it and if it can't will alert the technician who will redo that area if required. If you are still doubtful you can speak once with reporting radiologist.

I want to know what are the symptoms of skin cancer. I have a chronic problem of skin rash in different parts of the body at different times. Can this develop into a cancerous growth? I am 74 years old now. Also, where can I get myself checked for skin cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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I want to know what are the symptoms of skin cancer. I have a chronic problem of skin rash in different parts of the ...
Skin cancers usually presents as non healing ulcer or lump, skin discolouration or mole. Rashes may not be cancerous you must check for allergy as it is in different parts and consult dermatologist. They also can take scrapings for biopsy to know the cause of recurrent rashes.

I have chest tumor in nipple very hard. This is not pain but I have in very depression this about. What is treatment.

MS - General Surgery
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If you r of 19 years age then a nodule in breast most probably is gynecomastia. You may get a fnac done of that nodule to confirm the diagnosis. If it is indeed gynecomastia then no need to worry about although for cosmetic reasons it may be removed surgically.

Causes and Symptoms of Fibroadenomas

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Fibroadenomas are benign non carcinogenic tumors that occur in the breasts of women. Although the condition may affect females of any age; spanning from pubescent girls to middle aged ladies, yet it is most commonly diagnosed in young women below 30 years of age. Fibroadenomas can be described as a stiff, smooth, supple marble under the skin of your breasts, which move when touched. These tumors which occur in varied sizes, may shrink or expand with time. Diagnosing through biopsies and treatment by surgeries are commonly employed for such a condition.

Types of fibroadenomas
Fibroadenomas are of two types: simple fibroadenomas and complex fibroadenomas. The simple tumors are usually harmless and almost look the same under the lens of a microscope. On the other hand, the complex tumors are comprised of macro cysts (large fluid-filled sacs) and calcifications (deposits of calcium) which can slightly increase the chance of breast cancer.

What is the primary cause of fibroadenomas?
Doctors aren't able to pinpoint the chief cause of fibroadenomas, but they have reasons to believe that the condition may pertain to the reproductive hormones. The condition may occur during pregnancy or during the use of hormone therapy, owing to which, the tumors may increase in size. The tumors are usually seen to shrink postmenopause, when the hormone levels start to dwindle.

Fibroadenomas are apparent and you may be able to detect them even without a doctor. The marble like tumor within your breasts are usually:
1) painless
2) firm
3) rubbery and elastic
4) easily movable

These tumors can range from being too small to as big as 3 inches or more in diameter. These lumps, which are usually harmless may be a cause of concern if they start to grow or change. Consulting a doctor is duly advised in such cases.

Risks
Fibroadenomas, only in the rarest cases, increase the likelihood of breast cancer. A complex fibroadenoma comprising of cysts or thick tissues called calcifications may aggravate your condition. Causes of concern could be if the tumor pains, a family history of cancer or an event of a questionable biopsy report.
Causes and Symptoms of Fibroadenomas

Ayurveda and Thyroid Cancer

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Thyroid cancer affects the thyroid glands, which are located at the base of the throat. These glands produce thyroid hormones, which help in controlling the blood pressure, heart rate, weight and the body temperature.

Thyroid cancer is primarily of four types:
1. Anaplastic carcinoma: This is the most severe type of thyroid cancer which is rare, but spreads extremely fast once the person is affected:
2. Follicular carcinoma: This type of thyroid cancer can be cured, but it might relapse. Follicular cancer spreads quickly as well.
3. Papillary carcinoma: This type of cancer is more common. It generally affects women who are still of reproductive age. The spread of papillary cancer is gradual and it is less dangerous than the types.
4. Medullary carcinoma: This type occurs in the non thyroid cells in the thyroid gland. Medullary cancer is hereditary in nature.

Thyroid cancer has the following signs and symptoms:
1. Lumps in the anterior neck, close to the Adam's apple.
2. Hoarseness
3. Enlarged glands in the neck
4. Swallowing difficulties
5. Complications in breathing
6. Neck or throat pain
7. Persistent cough without any signs of a cold.

In Ayurveda, cancer is seen as a hindrance to the life force. The cancer cells lack prana (oxygen) and produce a growth beyond the life force. It is the result of the dominance of any of the three: 'vata', 'kapha' or 'pitta' in the body. Ayurveda is all about balancing the energies in the body. Polluted environment, processed food loaded with preservatives and salts, and certain other factors can greatly affect the 'vata', 'kapha' and 'pitta'. Thyroid is the result of an aberration in the "kapha" dosha in the body.

The endocrine system produces hormones, which help in the overall functioning of the body. The 'kapha' dosha holds the endocrine system together. The thyroid glands are an important part of the body; they are a major endocrine system. Herbs that can help with thyroid cancer:
1. Echinacea
2. cleavers
3. black pepper
4. ginger
5. Trikatu
6. Cayenne
7. cardamom
Ayurveda and Thyroid Cancer

I have blood cancer leukemia pre all nd my chemo is going on what food should I take?

MD - Radiothrapy, MBBS
Oncologist
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Chemotherapy can cause nausea so you should take less spicy food. Also you should avoid food which can cause infection. Take freshly prepared food. Avoid fast food at unhygienic place. Take food rich in proteins. Take high calories and low residue diet as there may be loss of appetite.

I am suffering from prostrates since 4 years nd I take medical supervision bt all medicines I tke gve me some relief nt full. Bt nw wn I go bathroom fr doing urine it take more thn30 mnts to come out nd I thnk some urine is inside on my bladder. Have some gud medicine which relax me from this problem.

PGDMLS, PGDHHM, LLB, PhD Surgery, MS - General Surgery
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I am suffering from prostrates since 4 years nd I take medical supervision bt all medicines I tke gve me some relief ...
There are good medicines available but they have to be taken regularly for long periods. I hope you have got an ultrasound & psa test done besides a physical examination from a surgeon / urologist.

How the dry fruits and nuts helpful in daily life. What is quantity to take everyday. Even the cancer patients (while taking chemotherapy and treatment) and diabetic people also can take dry fruits and nuts. Please give your opinion on this.

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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How the dry fruits and nuts helpful in daily life. What is quantity to take everyday. Even the cancer patients (while...
Dry fruits hv essential fats. Very useful. But very high in calories. You can take 5 walnuts n 5 almonds daily if you r diabetic.

Is a palpable lump in the side a symptom of colon cancer? Or is it only found as a polyp inside and can not be felt?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Intra-abdominal lumps are usually difficult to feel by individuals themselves unless they become quite big. But big lumps will also have some symptoms so it may be something else if you do not have any symptoms. Colon cancers present as altered bowel habits or indigestion. There can be frank bleeding or occult blood in stool picked up by stool microscopic examination. Serum cea levels can be checked in suspicious cases along with stool test and further colonoscopic examination will help in diagnosis. You can meet a gastroenterologist if any abdominal symptoms you feel.
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