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Dr. Poovamma

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Poovamma is an experienced Oncologist in Hosur Road, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center in Hosur Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Poovamma on Lybrate.com.

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#258/A, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Hosur Road, Anekal Taluk. Landmark: Behind Narayana HrudayalaBangalore Get Directions
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My father is 82 years old he is suffering from osteo arthirits. 3 years back he had a surgery of prostate. But after some times he suffer from uti with in 3-4 months respectively. Why it is again & again even after surgery of prostate. Is there any precaution or treatment to stop the infection? kindly let me know please.

MD - Pathology
General Physician, Amritsar
My father is 82 years old he is suffering from osteo arthirits. 3 years back he had a surgery of prostate. But after ...
He should drink plenty of water, at least 3 lts in a day also limewater water will flush out all organisms and will not allow them to multiply limewater will keep the ph of urine acidic and prevent infection.
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My mother was suffering Nasophyrinix cancer last year, her chemo and radiation is completed. I want to know will she get cancer in future again?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Dear mam, she has to go for follow up regularly by endoscopy or nasopharyngoscopy, CECT face and neck and chest xray etc. Even after treatment there are some chances of disease relapse, depending on initial staging, so one has to follow up regularly
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I have been smoking regularly for 40 year, I want to get some test done to check my health and the early risk of cancer (if any). What tests should I go for?

Registrar in Surgical Oncology, Fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Fellowship in CRS and HIPEC, Fellowship in PIPAC
Oncologist, Mumbai
Smoking exposes you too various types of cancer mainly being lung cancer and cancer of your aerodigestive tract. This means your lung, mouth, wind pipe, food pipe and stomach are at risk. The maximum risk is with the first two. There is also the risk of cardiac problems. I would advise you to ideally undergo a comprehensive health check for cardiac status (stress test), lung function (pft) and others. For cancer though there are no reliable tests to detect cancers early, an oral exam by the surgeon at the health check up, an endoscopy if persistent ulcer complaints and a low dose ct scan of the chest are advised in chronic smokers. (though as I mentioned earlier, none are foolproof.)
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My Bhabhi has been detected Malignancy , Ductal carcinoma at very early stage, what is this and its treatment best hospital and best doctor's to be consulted for it.

MD-Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Chikhli
We have curative treatment for any malignancy in Homoeopathy . There is fast without any complications, side effect, cheaper & permanent restoration of health. In youer babhis case it is on primary stage it means there is ausheard cure , you can contact by cell:9850328773, skype :dr.n.r.parihar3 or E-Mail: parihar_homoeo@rediffmail.com
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Hi My mother of aged 69 years suffering from final stage stomach metastatic adeno carcinoma Ascites fluid collecting in abdomen very quickly We thrice removed of fluid by paracentesis in month about 2 to 3 liter each time. As per oncology advise we are not gone for chemotherapy treatment because of age factor. How often paracentesis can be done and how much water can remove each time?

DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Oncologist, Mumbai
Yes, definitely elderly do very bad with chemotherapy and should be given only in patients having good performance status and nutrition status. In those who has both of these on lower side should have some other options which does not have much side effects. If you don't treat primary disease then frequency to collect fluid in abdomen will start increasing may be you need to take it out so often like 3 to 4 days.
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Meri breast pr nipple k pas ek or do sal se choti si blister Nikli thi. Jisme se kuch white color ka kuch ajib sa niklta h. Us breast me na to drd h na hi kuch but wo blister muje khtm krni h. please ye btaiye ki m kya kru uske liye Koi home remedy or ointment.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi ye sebaceous cyst ka problem lag raha he ko minor surgery se solve ho jayega don't worry thanks regards.
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Please give suggestions about cancer patients how to should precautions for health.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Dear sir, patient suffering from cancer need strict control on diet, they have to eat properly cooked fresh food, avoid any kind of infections and use mask in case of public exposure, avoid any kind of carcinogenic substance, tobacco, alcohol smoking etc. Routine follow up with doctor any reporting any abnormalities at the earliest should help in patients suffering from cancer.
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Hello Dr, I have armpit lump as well as breast lumps. Armpit lump is developed few days before. And breast lumps is there from last 3-4 years in my knowledge. I recently had a baby 3 months before via c section. Is there anything to be worry about?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Kolkata
Hello Dr,
I have armpit lump as well as breast lumps. Armpit lump is developed few days before. And breast lumps is t...
Main factor is your age n family history of same. U should write first age when ever you question to a doctor. Any how it seems you r younger or middle aged. Do FNAC OF lesion n usg both breast. Then consult me. Do not worry. Its maximum possibility is benign lesion. Fibroadenoma n axillary breast or lipoma. Thanks.
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I'm getting a lot of Painless lumps all over my belly arms and thighs. Please advise what is the best way to get these checked and reduced.

MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Meet an oncologist and if he/she suspects then can do an FNAC or Biopsy to confirm. many a times Lipoma and neurofibromas can present as multiple lumps. these are non cancerous lesions and there surgery is indicated if the lumps are painful or causing cosmetic problem, or else it can be left over.
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Actually i had a throat infection and while that I had consumed some alcohol and now I having dry thorat and a mild pain near my glands and irritation and its almost more than week I am having this issue so I am afraid that can it be cancer.

Diploma in Radio Therapy, MBBS
Oncologist, Chennai
Actually i had a throat infection and while that I had consumed some alcohol and now I having dry thorat and a mild p...
Dear lybrate-user, This looks like some kind of Upper respiratory tract infection, and I think it not something to worry about. In case the symptoms are still persisting after you completed a course of antibiotics. Do consult a ENT specialist and get a Laryngoscopy test done. In case of suspicious lesion, the doctor might take a biopsy and we can confirm the diagnosis.
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How to know cancer come back after surgery and radiation of endometrial carcinoma stage 1b grade3.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
You have to be on regular follow up and do scanning and follow up to check for relapse. Six monthly CECT abdomen and pelvis for atleast two years along with clinical examination.
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I am 22 years old. Iam feeling something in my breast from the past 6 months. I feel them like hard stones. And iam afraid of it. Can you tell me what could it be?

M.H.C.T.C
Oncologist, Pune
Hi, hard breast lumps for 6 mths-definitely worrysome issue? act fast without worry. As it needs more detailed work up-in next 2-3 interactions to inbox at my lybrate account. Cancer or non-cancerous is the worry. Act fast-thnks. Wellcome.
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I have stomach pain and sometimes I fill stomach burn. So I think its a 1st stage of cancer. Can you tell me wat are the symptoms of cancer. And which causes cancer?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have stomach pain and sometimes I fill stomach burn. So I think its a 1st stage of cancer. Can you tell me wat are ...
It can be simple gastritis and not cancer immediately. Take balance diet keep your bowels clear no fast-foods/cold-drinks etc.
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I'm 37 years old woman.In 2013 gone through surgery of colon cancer. Juz want to know r there any chances of recurrence. And wat diet should I follow. As I suffer from severe leg pain side effect of chemo.

Oncologist, Gurgaon
Having colorectal cancer at such a young age indicates familial tendency. Regular follow up with colonoscopy, blood test and imaging is required. After 5 years chances of disease coming back decrease but the chances of new cancer may be there. You can follow a normal balanced diet, no problem. Don't let your weight increase more than normal lomits. Some leg pain due to chemo may be there after so many years, for that continue to do regular exercise and physiotherapy.
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What presentation should be taken after breast cancer treatment. 2 year has been completed.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
If the female is healthy without any symptoms. Then nothing to be done. But if some nodular thing is felt in breast, then again she needs to go for mammography and checked. And if it comes positive then take homoeopathic carcinocinum 200 1 dose for that to avoid re-appearance.
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I am 47 year and I take RMD (gutkha) from past 18 years regularly. Now I am worrying whether I may affect with cancer like disease. I would like to have through checkup for this. What should I do?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Dear sir, first and foremost, quit gutkha from now to keep away cancer. You can get a detailed clinical examination done by ent surgeon or oncologist to rule out any ulceration, abnormal growth in even premalignant conditions like white patch or reddish patch, erythroplakia, reduced mouth opening or submucosal fibrosis. You can also take cancer preventive medicines or food rich in antioxidants. Preventive oncology department is available in oncology hospitals to screen cancers before appearance of symptoms.
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On periodic check my prostate was found enlarged 43 cm. Dr. advised no medication till I face urine obstruction pain during urine and high frequency. Last flow test was normal. It's diagnosed as BPH. Can some yoga be suggested to improve or any medication to reduce enlargement. My code 0327526.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Mumbai
On periodic check my prostate was found enlarged 43 cm. Dr. advised no medication till I face urine obstruction pain ...
BPH is age related causing outlet obstruction. No treatment necessary till nocturnal frequency starts. Yoga may not help since it is a mechanical problem.
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Hi, I have been detected with Ovarian Cancer stage IV in November 2014. I have been treated for the same with Chemotherapy and then surgery and then chemotherapy again. I was discharged fine in June 2015. Now disease has relapsed and chemotherapy is being given again, so wish to take another opinion -1. How can we prevent it to reoccur and how to live, 2. How to increase immunity of the of my body and other methods to prolong the re-occurrence.. I can send reports if required by the concerned specialist.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
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I have been detected with Ovarian Cancer stage IV in November 2014. I have been treated for the same with Chemoth...
Hi lybrate-user, stage 4 carcinoma is treated by chemotherapy only. If there is recurrence after chemo your doctor is needed to change the protocol. Though many agents are claimed to be immune builders but none is proved to the satisfaction. Even for the sake of giving immunostimulants I would suggest to take turmeric capsules and alovera juice along with chemotherapy.
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