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Dr. Ravi. B. Diwakar

Oncologist, Bangalore

500 - 700 at clinic
Dr. Ravi. B. Diwakar Oncologist, Bangalore
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences....more
Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences.
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Dr. Ravi. B. Diwakar is one of the best Oncologists in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Ravi. B. Diwakar at Sagar Hospitals in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ravi. B. Diwakar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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How enlarged prostate of 30cc can be cured? how it can have impact on the body in general.

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How enlarged prostate of 30cc can be cured? how it can have impact on the body in general.
You are having prostate hypertrophy. This can be treated by medicines. It can cause retention of residual urine and infection. I advise you for private consultation from me where I will tell you certain guidelines and medicinal treatment.

My mother in law is 80. She has recently been operated for breast cancer her breast is removed. Drs have suggested chemo therapy but she is undergoing homeopathy treatment. Is it ok?

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist
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If she is not fit for chemotherapy then hormone treatment can be considered at this age. Hormone treatment is safe and without any major side effect. Hormone treatment is effective only if er and pgr are positive.

Which is better for Cancer therapy, Alternative medicine i. E. Based on plant and natural products or chemotherapy and radiation therapy?

Precision Radiotherapy, Advance Training, MD - Radiotherapy, Fellowship
Oncologist
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Treatment of cancer is surgery, radiation or/and chemotherapy. Which modality is to be used depends on the type of cancer and its stage.

What are the prevention for cancer.

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS
Oncologist
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Avoid junk food, artificial colouring agent or preservatives, avoid red meat take more vegetables and fruits do regular exercise. Maintain ideal weight get vaccinated for hepatitis b quit tobacco and alcohol.

What is the prostate swelling problems.

MBBS
General Physician
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It is not called prostate swelling but it is called prostate hypertrophy generally it is benign condition it can lead to difficulty in passing urine which is known as dribbling and can be diagnosed by ultrasound.

Frequent Urination specially at night as I wake up every 2 hrs to empty my bladder.I was told I have an enlarge prostate . my recent PSA was 1.5 .I have taken supplements like:Complete Prostate support and Prostate Deffense These do not seem to help much.I await to hear from you at your convenience.With my kind regards.

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist
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Asi, otc PRODUCTS ARE NOT A SUBSTITUE TO A DOC. DO CONSULT A UROLOGIST A PILL BEFORE BED WILL EASE YOU.

Today I underwent Sonography. The following were the impression of the Test, 1. Prostate gland is enlarged in size and texture. No focal lesion is seen. Estimated volume of the prostate is 50 cc. Pre void 217 cc Post void 23 cc (insignificant) Conclusion: Prostatomegaly (50 cc). I want to know whether the problem can be solved by medication or have to undergo any surgery. I am 60 years old.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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Today I underwent Sonography. The following were the impression of the Test,
1. Prostate gland is enlarged in size an...
Surgery is only the answer. You should undergo prostrate surgery as early as possible before it gives any complications. Medical treatment is not very effective in such a large prostrate.

Ultrasonography report says Urinary bladder: Normally distended. Irregular bladder wall thickening 4 mm. PVR-200 cc Prostrate: Enlarged in size (vol-32 cc) Urologist suggests surgery. But age is 75+ Is it good to go for surgery? Pl. Guide.

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Ultrasonography report says
Urinary bladder: Normally distended. Irregular bladder wall thickening 4 mm. PVR-200 cc
P...
Mr. lybrate-user. Your report is suggestive of BPH I.e. Is enlarged prostate. Residual urine amount is more which suggest immediate release of obstruction. But consult your urologist other options. Otherwise operation is only solution.

Am I more at risk if my relatives have cancer? What do cancer stages and grades mean?

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
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risk depends on cancer, not all cancer have risk. stage means spreading of cancer, grades signifies the severity.

Hello Dr, regarding your article on cows milk. The whole world today is studying the bad effects of cows milk . Kindly read the book - China Study - by Dr. Colin Campbell. Not only have studies proven that Cancer rates are high where milk is part of diet . But also we aall know that milk and milk products cause high cholesterol ans well as lactose intolerance in some people and resultant inflammation.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Hello Dr,
regarding your article on cows milk.
The whole world today is studying the bad effects of cows milk .
Kindl...
milk and milk products are not proven to be harmful, so don't blame them. Please don't forget is good nutritious value

One of my relatives is facing problem of hiccups and burping problem since last 2 years. He has also taken medicines but it is not getting cured. So is it very serious problem. Does it relates to cancer or it is just indigestion. Burps occur once in every 20 minutes. Please advise. Age of relative is 53 years.

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One of my relatives is facing problem of hiccups and burping problem since last 2 years. He has also taken medicines ...
It is not necessarily cancer - you should do an Endoscopy to understand if there is any problem in the stomach. For further queries get back to me.

My uncle 44yrs age. Diabetic under control. Has been diagnosed after pelvic ultrasound, with inflamed Left Inguinal lymph node in medial region of about 18mmx8mm. Please advise.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist
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Dear if you donot have any symptoms and the lymph node was identified incidentally on ultrasound, then it can be left alone. But if you do have symptoms like pain, fever, enlarged lymph node which can be felt, it may be due to infection and antibiotics may be needed. Better to consult a surgeon only if you have symptoms otherwise, leave it alone.

My father is suffering from skin cancer n he is in zero stage so can ayurvedic medicine cure dat disease?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Stage zero is a very good type of skin cancer, best to get him operated and get the lesion removed and cured. Ayurvedic medicine may or may not act that effectively.

I am a female of age 16 yrs. I have just noticed that one of my breast is bigger than the other. I don't know from how many days it is. Why this is so? Is this any symptom of ovarian cyst or breast cancer? I am really very worried. Pls tell me.

M Ch. Plastic Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon
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I am a female of age 16 yrs. I have just noticed that one of my breast is bigger than the other. I don't know from ho...
Dear user asymmetry of breasts is a very common finding and need not be worried until the size discrepancy is too much. Breast ptosis is the term used for loose breasts. It happens either with ageing as the skin and fibres in body become loose or in very lean patients or with sudden weight loss. Mastopexy is the surgical option for loose or assummetric breasts; in this the breast becomes firm and also is lifted from sagging. Giving proper shape to breast increases the aesthetic appearance of breasts. Consult a plastic surgeon for that.

There is a single mobile nodule on left supraclavicular region.please suggest for the same

Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology, Registrar in Surgical Oncology
Oncologist
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It could be any number of causes from simple infection to tb to any cancer. (though cancer would be the last option.) in india, tb is much more common. Please show it to a surgeon. He may start you on antibiotics if simple infection is suspected or take a biopsy or remove the whole node for pathology examination and that will help plan further treatment if other diseases are suspected.

My prostate is slightly enlarged and the sonologist is of the opinion it is suggestive of benign hypertrophy prostate. It measures 4. 2- 4. 9- 3. 6 cms ( 39 gms } although I don't have any specific problem I would like to know when I should have the prostate removed. Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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When post void urine residue is more than 50 ml. Kindly consult privately for personalised management.

Are there screening tests that can find lung cancer early? How many people get lung cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir, early diagnosis of lung cancer can be made by screening chest xray, but it shouldn't be done very frequently as there is risk of radiation exposure so annually once is fine unless there is some problems like cough, blood in sputum, voice change, breathing difficulty etc. Lung cancer is the most common cancers relatrd deaths amongst males and the incidence is amongst males in nearly 7percent of all cancers.

My wife is bed ridden for last 2 months due to Brain cancer and she could not go stools for last 3 days and its so solid difficult to eject out, could you tell me the immediate treatment for the same.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir, due to lack of mobility she may be having constipation. Please give diet with high roughage and fibers, you can give her laxatives, local enema or suppositories or sometime she may need digital evacuation.
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