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Dr. Shashidhar

Oncologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shashidhar is a popular Oncologist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Jeevika Hospital in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shashidhar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 29 years old male, and having prostate problem, can you please tell me the reason of this disease and what I should avoid in future. Please advise medicine and food supplements.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist
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I am 29 years old male, and having prostate problem, can you please tell me the reason of this disease and what I sho...
Dear , the most common problem a 29 year old can have is prostatitis that is an infection. I assume you have consulted a doctor as you say that you have a problem with your prostate which cannot be known unless you do per rectal examination, ultrasound and urine examination. Most commonly it is secondarily effected from a urinary tract infection, and some sexually transmitted diseases. Treatment would primarily include antibiotics and analgesics. Healthy diet, good hygiene and protection during sexual exposure are important to avoid recurrences. Regards

What are the major causes of blood cancers in children's who are less than 18 years of age & they haven't done any smoking or alcohol?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Sir cancer can be caused by multiple factors, smoking alcohol are one of then. It can also be related to viruses like hpv ebv, hiv, radiation exposure, pollution pesticides industrial affluents or genetic. So mostly in young age it could be genetic that means some mutations in genes.

I am a stomach cancer patient and under chemotherapy. Please Advice me diet plan.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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Hello, this is just a rough diet plan am giving, a detail diet chart needs to be done based on your anthropometric measurements and looking at some biochemical parameters. For a detail diet plan consult me through private text breakfast- 1 egg, 1 banana, 2 idli with veg blend sambar 30 min after a glass of milk with protein midday - 3-4 crackers or 1 fist of nuts 30 min later protein with milk lunch-fresh cut veg salad, 1 bowl rice with veg sambar (blend)/ 1 cup of sunday evening -fruit bowl/apple pudding/sundal/puffed rice 30 min later 1 cup of veg juice dinner -2 phulka/pongal/kichidi/with 1 cup of fresh salad bedtime -protein with milk and whole wheat toast.

My niece had protected sex which was incomplete though cus he dint put it in completely but he came. She also had an ipill as she was scared. A week later he came n then he fingered her but he dint touch his cim his fingers wer dry. She constantly fears of being pregnant all the time amd does not concentrate. She also sees a drop of white discharge from nipples while squzeeing even before she was with a guy. Is there any reason for her to worry cus if she continues she will go mad. Plis she is very sure she can not get pregnant but still fears. Also is the nipple discharge normal? Please help.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon
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My niece had protected sex which was incomplete though cus he dint put it in completely but he came. She also had an ...
Respected lybrate-user hi nipple discharge may be normal related to some hormonal imbalance also not necessarily preg related. So far as scarring is concerned after confirmation that she is not pregnant she requires some meditation & brain calming exercises like yoga that's all dear thanks regards.

Does Viagra add to the risks of melanoma?

MD, DNB, FIDP, FIL
Dermatologist
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Does Viagra add to the risks of melanoma?

Melanoma is one of the most dangerous forms of skin cancer which develops in the skin cells that produce melanin ( the pigment that gives your skin its color). This form of skin cancer is mostly caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiations or it may be congenital in nature.

The cancer is easily detected by the naked eye and in 99% cases, the disease can be efficiently treated if detected during its early stages. Women below the 40 year age benchmark have a higher risk of cancer.

Viagra is a health supplement which is consumed in the oral form to minimize all the signs and symptoms of an erectile dysfunction. Viagra is the generic name for Sildenafil, which is used by men.

What does research say?

A medical study has shown that men who frequently use erection-enhancing drugs are 84% more likely to develop melanoma within a period of 10 years. This does not mean that you are bound to get this cancer if you are frequently using an erection enhancing drugs, but it might increase your probability of getting Melanoma.

Risk Factors

Viagra when combined with some other medicine often leads to adverse effects which might lead to cancer as well. It is always desirable that you consult your doctor before taking a Viagra in general. Some of the dangerous factors are:

1 Taking Viagra with nitrate drugs such as nitroglycerin, isosorbide mononitrate, and such others.
2 If you are experiencing an unreasonably high or low blood pressure
3 If you have any kind of a liver disease
4 If you are suffering from a kidney disease that requires dialysis (blood purification process)

Precautions

While taking Viagra, you should always consult a doctor near you. Additionally, you should also follow certain precautionary measures like:

1. You should avoid buying Viagra online, as there is a high probability that it is fake
2. You should try going for natural alternatives to Viagra. Studies have shown that the medicines with nitric oxide can help you in having a proper and enhanced erection. Additionally, medicines containing L-arginine are also very popular as they help in generating nitric oxide.

Does Viagra add to the risks of melanoma?

I am 25 year old and I want to know about skin cancer, my forehead skin getting black these days. What should I do? is it a symptoms of skin cancer? Please help me.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist
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Hi, darkening of the skin on the forehead is not a symptom of skin cancer. It may be due to compression over the area due to your cap or helmet etc if you use them. Please consult a skin specialist if any of the above don't apply. You nay have to use some cream or ointment for a temporary period. Hope this helps. Take care.

Is there any treatment for cancer? And if there is a treatment so for which type of cancer it is.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Yes cancer can be treated and cured if diagnosed in early stages that applies for mostly all cancers.

My wife aged 53 yes suffering from metastatic cancer since 03 month, please advice ayurvedic/homeopathic medicine ?

BHMS
Alternative Medicine Specialist
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Hello in this case we just give her better life by reduce pain, anxiety & solution of other problems. Cancer pt can live remaining life happy with homoeopathy without much suffering. Thanks.

Hi, My sister in not getting breast milk it's one week over from her delivery. She has taken perinorm for 3 days but still she is not getting sufficient milk. Can she take lactare capsule.

MICOG, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist
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Yes she can take. Other than that, reassure her and encourage her to keep breastfeeding. The emotional bond between mother and child will help in milk generation also.

Normally cancer is deducted at the end stage or well developed stage, is there any test to deducted the early stage cancer. This information will be useful to many.

DNB ( Radiation Oncology), MBBS
Oncologist
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symptoms of cancer depend on the site where it arises. If its a throat cancer, there may be difficulty swallowing, change in voice, pain during swallowing sometimes, etc. Lung cancer may present as unresolving cough with expectoration, weight loss, loss of appetite, etc. Usually cancer is higher in smokers.

I m prostate patient since 2010.Taken flotral D combo for 2 years .After 2 year (since) i m taking floatral 10 plain.One tab faily at night. PleaseTell me.Is it enough to avoid any complication in future?

MD-Dermatology, MBBS
Sexologist
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Please contact and discuss in details regarding your related problem at private questions by request and payment of Rs.100 through Lybrate/ contact email drrameshm2@gmail.Com/on androide Lybrate app. Mob 09822006427. For your complete health solution.Dr.Ramesh Maheshwari Sexologist Pune.

Sir/madam my mother is suffering from Breast cancer and it's spreads to brain n do radiation for 10 days to head part and suggest some tablets dexamethasone 8 mg tablet, my mother use that drug she feels sleepy and tried please suggest any syrups for feeling better she is please

BHMS
Homeopath
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Pls write tp mother's age and health constitution and contact to any experienced homoeopathoc doctor. Some homoeo medicine is useful to breast cancer. Such as- Con. Mac 30, Ars. Iod 0/3, K P 6x, Hydras q. If you are not satisfied then may contact with me. Thanks.

What are the various symptoms of cancer and what is the best treatment for this disease?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Cancer is abnormal uncontrolled proliferation of cells Leading to Symptoms like palpable lump or lymphadenopathy, Ulceration which doesn't heal, bleeding from Anywhere, weight loss, Change in voice, change in bowel habits, difficulty in swallowing etc depending on organ affected. Treatment depends on site size stage of disease and histopathology. It may be surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy or combination of all.

Breast Cancer and Prevention

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Breast Cancer and Prevention

Research consistently shows that drinking alcohol does increase the risk for breast cancer.Alcohol can increase levels of estrogen and other hormones associated with breast cancer.Alcohol may also increase breast cancer risk by damaging the DNA in the cells

Prevention

Foods and Beverages with Vitamin D such as green tea pomegranate circumin and soy may have an anti carcinogenic effect.curcurmin has recently been discovered to have a variety of benefits including its role in breast cancer prevention.Dietary intake of soy and atleast eight glasses of pure water daily will help control the risk of breast cancer.

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

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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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.

I am 25 years old . I want to know that doea coffee causes cancer? I am very fond of it and drink it 5 to 6 times a day. Some times 10 times a day. Please answer my question as soon as possible. Thank you.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Coffee is not directly linked with cancer atleast not so far any definite role may be attributed, but you must reduce its consumption to prevent sleeplessness, Apprehension and other caffeine related toxicities.

How actually carcinoma cancer is cured? And are there any kind of medicines to it? How to know that am I affected with cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear mam. Cancer is treated by combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, Surgery etc. Nowadays treatment is done to treat the faulty gene, which will probably lead to cure. You can go for a cancer screening check up to know if you have any sign of cancer or premalignant conditions.

I lose my mother because she is suffering Cancer I realize many woman in the country for suffering cancer and I help for those woman who suffering the cancer.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician
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i appreciate your conviction. you can help cancer patient through NGO also. you can psychological support to them.

I suffer from hernia, enlarged prostate, blood pressure, colastorate. Blood pressure and colastorate are in control as I take medicine regularly. Enlarged prostate (bph) is also in control as I take dutas t regularly. May I go in for operation hernia without operating enlarged prostate.

F.mas,D.mas, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
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Hi. Thanks for the opportunity to help you. From your description you are having bph and inguinal hernia. As your blood pressure and cholesterol is under control, I would suggest you to undergo both the operations in same sitting. The ideal scenario should be turp followed by open/laparoscopic hernia repair. Turp to be done by urologist followed by lap/open hernia repair as per the operating surgeon's expertise. It is essential to do a turp first as straining while passing urine predisposes to hernia formation. If hernia is repaired without turp then after surgery you might strain due to bph and you might get a recurrent hernia due to straining and again might be subjected to unnecessery surgery, post-op pain morbidity etc. If it is an uncomplicated small, reducible inguinal hernia, turp followed by laparoscopic repair in the same sitting will be ideal. However if it is a large irreducible hernia turp followed by open repair will be ideal laparoscopic repair has a distinct advantage of less post-operative pain, less intraop blood loss, short post op pain and small surgical scar and rapid healing of skin wound. Lap scar will be 1cm in comparison to 7 to 8 cm painful scar of open hernioplasty hope the consultation was beneficial regards.

I'm addicted to chewing tobacco "channa khanna" I take 10-12 in a day. Is it enough and reason for the cancer ?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear Lybrate User, Chewing tobacco is high risk for developing cancer in the mouth. The earlier you stop this habit the lesser the chance of getting cancer later.
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