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Dr. J Balaji

Oncologist, Chennai

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Dr. J Balaji is one of the best Oncologists in Kasthuri Hospital, Chennai. He is currently associated with Kasthuri Hospital in Kasthuri Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. J Balaji on Lybrate.com.

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I am 47 years old operated for gal bladder 2 months before burning sensation in urine reports show s mild increase in prostate pls prescribe diet that can control prostrate and medicine please tell precaution india.

PGDMLS, PGDHHM, LLB, PhD Surgery, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Gurgaon
I am 47 years old operated for gal bladder 2 months before burning sensation in urine reports show s mild increase in...
Ultrasound findings, post void urine residue and psa report are the basic investigations, besides a physical examination, before one can decide whether the prostate treatment is required or not. Merely a mild increase in size of prostate carries no significance. Burning sensation in urine may well be due to urinary infection or inflammation of the urethera /prepuce / glans. Diet has no relevance except that you must take lot of fluids besides a good nutritious & hygienic diet.
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I am 39 and weight 87ks I have a lump measuring almost 2 CMS in length on the right side of my stomach and it's there since almost more than 10 yrs, but now it pains sometimes when it is under pressure like a pin. My wife passed Away 2 years back cause of cancer and then multiple organ failure. I am having a daughter of 7 years ad hence I M afraid of getting myself checked. What could be the same. Please advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am 39 and weight 87ks I have a lump measuring almost 2 CMS in length on the right side of my stomach and it's there...
Getting afraid is not the answer problem has to be identified and treated if your wife had cancer that doesn't mean you are also going to have some major problem get examined abd take appropriate treatment in time early diagnosed can be treated early sometimes delay can creat more problems.
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I am 32 year old. I done my semen analysis show 10-15 pus cell. Is this a bacterial prostatitis or non bacterial process. How long should I take antibiotic.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Nagpur
I am 32 year old. I done my semen analysis show 10-15 pus cell. Is this a bacterial prostatitis or non bacterial proc...
You should do a urine culture and sensitivity test, and start antibiotic accordingly after consulting a doctor.
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My right side testis is enlarge in size because I am doing hastmaithun, how can I treat myself.

MBBS, A.C.S.
Sexologist, Indore
My right side testis is enlarge in size because I am doing hastmaithun, how can I treat myself.
Testes ke size par hasta maithuna ya masturbation karne se koi fark nahi padta hai. Na to wo badte hai aur na hi ghate hai.
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Sir what are the symptoms of mouth cancer. I smoke hukka Thrice a week. And I have got sore mouth. Is this a symptom of cancer?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear, it is not necessary it may be the sign of cancer but it can occur which is aggravated because of bad hygiene caused by smoking.
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Can depression be cured only by exercising n doin yoga regularly or one needs to switvh on to medicines. How safe is it to have a lasik operation. Can a person suffering from cancer and going through chemotherapy can exercise regularly.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
Can depression be cured only by exercising n doin yoga regularly or one needs to switvh on to medicines. How safe is ...
Yes yoga and exercising are good ways to fight depression, but one may need the help of medicines if not improving. A lasik surgery is safe, but finer details should be consulted with an ophthalmologist. Yes, even cancer patients on chemotherapy should exercise as per tolerability.
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My mother has undergone angioplasty opn one stent has been placed on 04.02.2017, she is also suffering from breast cancer with 3rd stage. Pl tell what is your opinion on chemotherapy for cancer treatment i. E. When it can be started.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear, any chemotherapy if suggested for treatment of breast cancer of your mother, it is not going to harm your mother as regards stent is concerned. Whether she needs chemotherapy is to be determined.in some patients the status of breast cancer is such that hey do not need chemotherapy but only hormones or growth restraining single drug chemotherapy. For this we need to have all the details of your mothers history.
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Hello doctor I have some painful lumps in breasts and in left armpit as well. What should I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Lumps in the breasts can be of different types. Usually ones which are painful are non-cancerous. However, if there are larger ones it is better to get those properly examined by a surgeon and also get investigated. Usuall investigations are Ultra sonography and mammogram. Plus if need be then FNAC (Fine needle aspiration cytology). So my suggestion is please consult a good surgeon and then follow his advice. Online it is difficult to give any conclusive opinion. Thanks.
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How the cancer and aids will transfer to the another person and what type of prevention.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
How the cancer and aids will transfer to the another person and what type of prevention.
Cancer, cause is not know, not transferred from one to another. HIV transmission is through sex, blood and mother to child.
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What is grade 3 prostatomegaly, what is the remedy and medicine for enlarge prostate?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Lucknow
What is grade 3 prostatomegaly, what is the remedy and medicine for enlarge prostate?
Start homoeopathy medication for best results Sabal ser Q 20 drops in half cup of water 2 times a day.
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How can one check if they have breast cancer or not? What are the symptoms? Could you please explain it in detail?

DNB (Oncology), M.B.B.S
Oncologist, Chennai
How can one check if they have breast cancer or not? What are the symptoms? Could you please explain it in detail?
Hi, Self breast examination is the best way done at home to detect the lump. Any swelling increasing in size, nipple discharge, nipple retraction, swellings in the axilla, skin nodules over the breast are the major symptoms of breast cancer. Clinical breast examination is advocated for all patients along with mammogram above 40 years as a routine. Younger patients with any family history can get checked earlier with USG of both breasts or with MRI breast. Cancer is curable if detected early. Have a healthy lifestyle.
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I am a prostrate cancer patient since 2008. I have gone thru Radiation in the same year in TMH Mumbai and given inj Lupride 11.25 for 3 yrs. Later remained Under routine check up every 6 months. My PSA level remained well under control. However the level of PSA started increasing in2015. Urine flow slowed down as scanty amount, painful and frequency was high. I was given RAPILIF 8 mg which is continue till date. However both bone scanning and PSMA WAS done for the reason. Bone scanning was ok but PSMA showed slightly increased area. As a matter of treatment I was given high dose ELIGUARD 43.5 every 6 month from Jan 2015. PSA is well less than 01 after injection. Still I used to take RAPILIF 8 mg. Recently I developed a new problem of leakage of urine in night wetting my pants. For this gone thru Cystoscopy at TMH in Dec 22 2016 where normal report was obtained and no medicine was given except continuing with injection ELIGUARD 43.5 mg. I am to inform you that I also developed Skin cancer in 2014 fungoides mycosis and was given phototherapy PUVA for 1 year. Almost all white patches covered up tho I am in routine check up at TMH. In past 6 months my patches started appearing once again which was duly consulted at TMH. Advised to watch for next 6 months. My CONCERN IS URINE LEAKAGE DURING SLEEP. PLEASE GIVE YOUR VALUABLE ADVICE TO STOP THE PROBLEM.

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
Hello Mr. lybrate-user It must be difficult to go through all this for so long. You should go and see a good urologist for the incontinence of your urine. The rest of your Radiation and other treatment has been very good. All the best!
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How can we treat brain cancer? What are the symptoms of this. please tell me for that

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
We can treat any cancer including brain cancer by homoeoapthic treatment combined with empirical treatment... The symptoms are very diverse.. and depends on the area affected...or pressed upon by the tumor...
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Hi, in my breast I have small gland fro past since 7years that becomes sometimes pain. 2years before I got married and I have one baby is any problem about that it vl causes cancer. Am very scaring about that.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Normally if the growth is moving in all directions and not fixed anywhere it is not ba cancer. But I suggest you should once visit a gynaec so that you can live without tension.
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What is cancer diseases? What causes of cancer? What is cancer and its cause of illness.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancer is caused by abnormal growth of cells, usually due to some abnormal signal triggered by faulty genes. Predisposition may be due to carcinogens like tobacco alcohol pollution pesticides radiation or genetic factors etc. It can also be virus related or lifestyle related.
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Am I more at risk if my relatives have cancer and what do cancer stages and grades mean?

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking guidance here. Can you throw some light on the cancer (s) that you see in your family/ close relations? I would advise you to get in touch with a cancer genetic counselor who will help you understand the hereditary component appropriately and also advise on what can be done to prevent it. A cytogenetic analysis will help assess the risk, if any, precisely and the same can then be managed appropriately. As a generic prophylactic measure, however, its advisable that one adopts a healthy diet & lifestyle, and remains socially active throughout, further details of which can be suitably arrived upon, basis the study results. Both stage and grade of cancer have a bearing on the prognostics/ outcome of the disease. While'staging' determines how far the disease has progressed or advanced with stage I being the least and stage iv indicative of an advanced disease with metastatic spread to the distant organs. Histopathological'grading' on the other hand, is indicative of the degree of severity of the cancerous changes and is a determinant of how aggressive the cancer could be. Hope this clarifies your question suitably. Take care and all the very best.
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Mouth Cancer - Warning Signs You Must Watch Out For!

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Mouth Cancer - Warning Signs You Must Watch Out For!

The big ‘C’ or cancer is the most dreaded disease, but in most types of cancer, an early diagnosis can stop the progression of the disease and cure it. Mouth cancer or oral cancer is one such type of cancer that can be treated and cured is diagnosed in its early stage.

This type of cancer can affect any part of the mouth including the lips, tongue, throat, salivary glands, sinuses, larynx and pharynx. Some of the symptoms to look out for are:

  1. Velvety red, white or speckled lesions on any part of the mouth
  2. Lumps or patches in and around the mouth and throat
  3. Sores that do not heal within 2 weeks and bleed easily
  4. Swelling of the lips or gums
  5. Pain and tenderness in the mouth
  6. Numbness in any part of the mouth, face or neck
  7. Difficulty moving the tongue or jaw that affects chewing, swallowing or speaking
  8. Loose teeth
  9. Unexplained bleeding in the mouth
  10. Prolonged soreness or hoarseness of the throat
  11. The feeling of something being stuck in your throat
  12. Pain in one ear without any loss of hearing
  13. Drastic weight loss

Some people have a higher risk of suffering from mouth cancer than others. Some of these risk factors are:

  1. Men have twice the risk of developing oral cancer as compared to women.
  2. Men above the age of 50 are at the highest risk
  3. Cigarette, cigar or pipe smokers have a higher risk of developing oral cancer than nonsmokers
  4. Chewing tobacco products and other such smokeless tobacco can also increase the risk of oral cancer
  5. Excessive alcohol consumption makes a person more vulnerable to this disease
  6. Family history of cancer
  7. Excessive exposure to UV radiation from the sun at an early age
  8. Certain strains of Human papillomavirus (HPV).

Visiting a dentist regularly can dramatically reduce your chances of suffering from mouth cancer. Ideally, an oral cancer screening should be performed once every 3 years up to the age of 40 and annually from there on. This is because a dentist will be able to examine your mouth and see parts that you cannot see easily. In case he suspects oral cancer, a biopsy may be needed to further confirm the diagnosis.

Further tests such as blood tests, X-ray and scans may also be needed. The smaller the ulcer, the easier it is to cure. Oral cancer can be treated with surgery to remove the tumor or through radiation and chemotherapy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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Dear doctor sir, Good morning sir, My requested question is about my father was affected with stomach cancer. He is on treatment with chemotherapy. during chemotherapy with injection and drugs he dose? T take vomiting and he is able to take some liquid type foods and semi-solid foods. Now our doctor started chemotherapy without injection (after finishing six cycle of injection chemotherapy) first cycle tablet name capnat (capecitabine tablets ip) during that first two week he not vomited on third week ending onwards he affect with vomiting and his in-taking liquid foods also reduced suddenly. While he going to consultation with our doctor for second cycle he checked blood test and find that blood-hb is drop to 6.75% (before 11.5%) and he advice to admit and trips him with 2 unit of blood hb and he asked my father to take second cycle with entirely changed diseases. The second cycle is started today (27/11/15) but father still vomiting once daily and struggle to take even water because he has heartburn since also. Now our doctor is out of station he return on monday only. So I kindly request you please guide me with the precaution measure and kindly explain me about the vomiting and sudden drop of blood hb whether the cancer is spread or not. So I kindly request you replly me as early as possible. Thank you.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Capcitabine tab cause nausea and vomiting so he must take adequate antiemetics as premedication. Anemia can be due to bleeding from the tumour. Please find out if he is passing black, sticky stool. Chemotherapy also can cause drop all components of blood. Put him on parenteral nutrition for a while so that he is not nutrionally depleted.
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Hi, I was having pain in my breast and my breasts become a little bit hard so it is normal or it have any problem please help me what can I do to get relief from this pain.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
Hello some times breasts become heavy before periods. If you are premenstrual, don't worry. If not then get them examined. You may be having a hormonal problem.
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