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Dr. Sreekumar Pillai - Oncologist, Chennai

Dr. Sreekumar Pillai

MBBS

Oncologist, Chennai

18 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Sreekumar Pillai MBBS Oncologist, Chennai
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Dr. Sreekumar Pillai is a trusted Oncologist in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Sreekumar Pillai personally at Miot Hospital in Poonamallee, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sreekumar Pillai on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - . - 1998
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Indian Medical Association
Association of Surgeons of India
Indian Society of Oncology

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My mother, aged 78, has been diagnosed with ca pancreas with liver and peritoneal metastasis. She has gross ascites, which is presumed to be due to the malignancy. She had developed jaundice about 2 months ago and underwent ERCP / MRCP with introduction of stent in the CBD, which was blocked due to a growth. Doctors have advised against chemotherapy and suggested a palliative approach with symptom management. Considering this, is there any way the quality of life can be improved by home care etc.

MBBS
General Physician
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My mother, aged 78, has been diagnosed with ca pancreas with liver and peritoneal metastasis. She has gross ascites, ...
Dear lybrateuser, -to take care of your mother is very important for which you can employ a professional nurse, but she will require your support as well as other family members & friends support as managing such a patient all alone is a difficult task -start by making a list of the tasks & dividing the tasks among you, other members, friends, professional help -you should be proactive that means taking charge & planning to prevent last minute emergency -on your part communicate with her, check on her stock of medication, arrange appointments with the doctor, accompany her there -focus on her emotional, physical, spiritual needs -be positive, set a routine for her & encourage her to follow it as far as possible -keep her involved in activity in whatever way you can.
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Squamous cell carcinoma of left cheek-4th stage. Any testimonial about Johana Brandt's grape cure in India?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Dear lubrate user, it means either multiple metastasis in the body has occured or very much locally advanced cancer inflitrating all the muscles and externally the skin as well. Brandts grape care is not known here in india and if you believe me such treatments have no value and they are only placebo. Combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy could be the answer for it and in the latter stage if possible surgery. May be helpful.

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.
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I have a ulcer in my mouth (near my tooth) which not heal up. Is it a sign of cancer?

MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Non healing painless ulcer which is present for long duration can be cancer. You need to show your doctor.

Sir, I have a lump in my left breast for so long. Only in the left not in right. It does not hurt but is it serious problem?

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist
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It looks like it is fibroadenoma, it should be removed after initial investigation like mammography and sonography of the breast and/or FNAC if it is painful. Fibroadenomas are not cancer and don’t increase the risk of developing breast cancer. They occur because of an increased sensitivity to the female hormone estrogen. A fibroadenoma usually has a smooth rubbery feel and can move easily under the skin. They are usually painless, but some people may feel pain. It is very common can occur in numbers. It can occur at any age. Most are about 1 to 3cm in size but occasionally, it can grow to more than 5cm. Most fibroadenomas stay the same size. Some get smaller and some eventually disappear over time. Sometimes surgery is required to remove large fibroadenomas.
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Hello doctor! I just wanna knw what are the initials symptoms of the disease cancer and how to take precaution form that and what are the tests to be performed to detect cancer?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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Symptoms can be simple vomiting to wt loss to decreased appetite....or prolonged fever or swollen nodes in body.....it can be anything depending on the type and site of cancer
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My prostate gland enlarge 25% I have started medicine daily one bed time eating capsule Amudra Feeling good urine. But my right side of abdomen feeling some wet or some disturb. Any suggestion please Thanks regards.

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General Physician
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My prostate gland enlarge 25% I have started medicine daily one bed time eating capsule Amudra
Feeling good urine. Bu...
We have to examine you for further guidance and till than Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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What is the symptoms of blood cancer? How its occurs? And how can be a man buried to this disease?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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dear sir, blood cancer is mostly caused by some aberrant genes. usually causing uncontrolled growth of one of the components of blood like white blood cells etc. mostly presenting as fever, mostly prolonged, frequent infections , bleeding or easy bruising, bone pains, lymph node or organ enlargement mostly liver , spleen,. one can die of uncontrolled or relapsed disease which becomes refractory to chemotherapy or due to one of the complications like infection, bleeding etc.
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I want to know that what is cancer? Can cancer spread from one person to another?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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no cancer does not spread from person to person. it is a disease where growth of one particular type of cells becomes unregulated and it interferes with the working of other cells
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I am suffering from vomiting tendency. With very weakness. & I have a pain on my breasts. My blood pressure is 100/60. I did unprotected sexual intercourse with my husband on 24th March. & my menstrual cycle had started by 14th Feb & finished by 17 Feb. Is it possible that I have conceived?

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon
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I am suffering from vomiting tendency. With very weakness. & I have a pain on my breasts. My blood pressure is 100/60...
Respected Gargi hi u have written 24th March which has not came till now ? I think if it is 24 th Feb, then also your next cycle is due on 14 th March so if like that nothing of conceiving at this stage I think so. Thanks regards u can consult for any further queries at anytime dear
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What is the main cause of cancer or tumor? Do we really know the causative agent for cancer?

MBBS
General Physician
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Genetic changes that cause cancer can be inherited from our parents. They can also arise during a person’s lifetime as a result of errors that occur as cells divide or because of damage to DNA caused by certain environmental exposures. Cancer-causing environmental exposures include substances, such as the chemicals in tobacco smoke, and radiation, such as ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Hello Dr. I am 41 male and for the last five year I am on medication for BPH and doing fine. Just few days back Dr. advised me for Ultrasound of Abdomen. Every thing comes out normal except it showed partially distended Urinary Bladder and but off course enlarged prostate. Also apart from Prostate and partially distended bladder there is something fatty infiltration of liver mentioned. My Dr. Says its OK and there is nothing to worry about. Kindly suggest.

MBBS
General Physician
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Hello Dr. I am 41 male and for the last five year I am on medication for BPH and doing fine. Just few days back Dr. a...
Fatty infiltration of Liver is the thing which is tickling your mind. Do not take tension and relax . Whatever your Doctor told you is absolutely right. If the infiltrates increase a lot and cross the limit then it leads to Fatty Liver which is a diseased condition. To avoid the increase in infiltrates you need to improve your lifestyle, especially food habbits, don't drink alcohol, restricted fat and sweet deit is needed and regular exercise must be practiced. Hope helped. Regards
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I got one testis enlarged. And also I am sure its not hydrocele. Please help.

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I got one testis enlarged. And also I am sure its not hydrocele. Please help.
usually the left testis is lower and appears larger. Kindly check for any painful spots after a hot bath. It could be a varicocele. Take some expert help if you see more and more size changes with time. Also hydrocele can't be ruled out without a clinical test.

What are the cause for lung cancer & the precautions to overcome from the lung cancer and how to take of body.

Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), MBBS
Pulmonologist
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First cause of lung cancer is the smoking. Second is environmental & industry pollution. Precautions to avoid lung cancer is do not smoke. Take proper diet. Do exercise. Remain physically fit.

My age is 23 years. Height is 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. What are the blood test to detect pituitary cancer.

Diploma in Radio Therapy, MBBS
Oncologist
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Pituitary cancer is a systemic disease. That means the manifestation of the disease is more pronounced in the body than the actual cancer symptoms. There is no direct blood test to diagnose Pituitary cancer. A image guided biopsy is the one which can give a diagnosis. Pituitary gland being the main controller of hormones in the body, there is abnormal distribution of hormones. Hormonal studies for Growth hormone, Thyroid stimulating hormones and 24 hrs Urine Cortisol level can be assessed to know the status of hormone production from the Pituitary gland. You can consult me if you want to know more details.

I am 34. Having or suffering from small Rasouli in hand. What is the best way to get it of? Apart from operation.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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If it is soft, mobile, well defined it may be benign and can be observed. Otherwise you can get a needle biopsy done to know the nature of lump. There is no other option to get rid of lump than to excise it, if it is benign.

Hi I am 19 years old. I have a lump in my breast which is 5 cm large and was diagnosed as a fibroadenoma by at least 6 doctors including a breast specialist on examination. The doctor doing an ultrasound says it also looks like a fibroadenoma. Recently there has been a slight swelling by my supraclavicular node area. And I have a sore throat. My shoulder gets painful at night and I have a runny nose. I'm afraid I might have cancer. Is it possible ?

DM - Oncology, MBBS, MD - Medicine
Oncologist
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It's very less likely to be cancer. You fibroadenoma which is benign. Many times patients having sore throat can have palpable lymph nodes it's not an unusual thing to see.
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Feeling pain in breast on both side and also feel pain in under arms of left side from few months I have examine by self everything is ok but still I feel pain.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
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Its the condition known as andi. No need to worry, use pain killers eg. Paracetamol. You will be fine soon.
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I am 65 years old male who has been informed as having the following problems. 1. Enlarged prostrate (informed that tis is due to age) 2. Obstruction in urinary bladdere outlet obstruction. I would like to have your considered advise regarding medication/surgery.

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist
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Dear , for better advice you got to give me more details of your complaints. Bladder outlet obstruction is caused by enlarged prostate gland which is usually due to age. Give me urine report and sonography reports with full bladder volume, bladder wall thickness and post void residual urine. Do you have some delay in starting urination? how many times do you pass urine in a day and also at night? is the flow weak? do you feel that you are emptying bladder or do you feel some urine is left behind? please post the results with pictures and the answers of the questions.
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I have cancer in the food pipe. localized 25 cm to 28 cm. M/3rd esophagus Squamous Cell Carcinoma Esophagus, staging evaluation. Pet CT Scan done. Findings: Length: 5.7 cm Max thickness: 1.2 cm Max SUV: 14.7 extending from D4-D7 Dilatation of proximal esophagus is not seen. No Lung Nodules. Active disease in circumferential thickening. Surgery suggested. Opinion and remedy?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS
Oncologist
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From your reports it looks operable. Treatment would be surgery followed by further treatment as per the pathology report of the specimen.
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