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Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam

Oncologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam Oncologist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam is a renowned Oncologist in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam personally at Paterson Cancer Center in Vadapalani, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Subbiah Shanmugam on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 62 years male. My prostate gland is enlarged. What is the prognosis.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Dear sir, pl. Go for ultrasound and blood test for cbc, esr, urine test for microscopic and routine then share reports.

HELLO Dr, I am 65 years male. I have problem of gross prostate enlargement. Weighs 72 gms Urologists suggested to undergo operation. Is there any sure treatment in ayurveda. I want to avoid operation. Pre void volume - 340 cc. Post void residual urine -71 cc. Pl suggest treatment and any hospitals in bangalore, Karnataka, India. Thanks.

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General Surgeon
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HELLO Dr, I am 65 years male. I have problem of gross prostate enlargement. Weighs 72 gms Urologists suggested to und...
There are an other ways to keep thing under control you please tell your urologist to please put me on medication and then see the result but the size of your prostate is definitely enlarge.

My father's prostate has enlarged. What should he eat and what he should not eat. Please help. His age 78. He has blood sugar 180 pp mg /dl. And now also facing problem with speak.

MBBS
General Physician
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My father's prostate has enlarged. What should he eat and what he should not eat. Please help. His age 78. He has blo...
Few tips on diet say no to maida items like toast, khaari, naan, white bread. Can drink tea but without sugar say no to buffalo milk and can drink cows milk can eat brown bread can eat sprout's can eat green vegetables, can eat chappati, bajra ka rotla can eat one katori of rice twice a day with dal to avoid farsan food items can eat fruits say no to coconut water.

I had skin cancer (scc) grade I on my right leg and operated last february and skin graphting made. Now what precaution should be taken for future.

BAMS
Ayurveda
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Don't expose in direct sunlight hay you can go for colour therapy which might be beneficial to you for detail consult me in private.

Being a vegetarian what all things we can consume which will keep the cancer cells away? Even consuming green vegetables like spinach, cabbage host lot of germs. What are the daily habits to keep the cancer cells off the body?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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We must consume leafy vegetables, whole grains, nuts, broccoli fruits like berries, tomatoes, kiwi. Infact all fruits contain antioxidants which help in increasing immunity and fighting cancer. As far as cleaning is concerned we must clean it adequately with warm water multiple times prior to consumption. Eating healthy food, avoiding fatty food, regular exercises, avoiding sedentary lifestyle, avoiding carcinogens and regular health screening.

Hello. I have a tumor like structure on my wrist. What should I do for it. Kindly suggest me.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir, most likely it would be benign tumour like lipoma or schwannoma, but difficult to say without clinical examination, so please get it checked clinically to be more sure.

My left shoulder keeps on paining constantly since last couple of months. If I breath full lung feel the pain more. Please advise.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist
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Take Physiotherapy sessions and learn exercise for shoulder. Avoid driving and heavy lifting. Take calcium and methylcobalamine supplement also

Cancer konsi problems se hota hai? Body ke kis kis jaga par hota hai? Cancer hone par kya karna chahiye. Jo cancer thik ho jaye.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Cancer is a lifestyle related disease caused by some abnormal signal losing control over cells. It may be caused by some carcinogens like tobacco, pollution, pesticides, industrial affluent, radiation exposure etc. Cancer is treated by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, Surgery or combination of all.

I am a 20 year old girl. I suffered nasopharynx carcinoma due to which I had to undergo chemo and radiation. As a side effect of which my salivary glands are damaged. Saliva production is minimum. Please suggest me ways to boost my saliva.

DNB ( Radiation Oncology), MBBS
Oncologist
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It must be difficult for you. You should do your gargles regularly with hexidine mouth wash. And there are many artificial saliva sprays available.

How to avoid prostrate cancer and what are the major preventing steps to overcome from such disease.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Prostate is a hormone dependent tumour, sometimes linked with smoking and other environment factors. You should screen psa levels annually after age of 40 yrs and if raised then biopsy must be done. It is not advisable to manipulate hormonal levels prophylactically.

He is 65 years old heart patient diabetic and had a surgery of cancer, his S Creatine is now 9.5, doctors have advised dialysis, is it the right treatment or is there any other alternative.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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He is definitely in kidney failure and if allowed to continue like that he is likely to sleep into coma. Dialysis for him is the need of the hour for him.

Hi I am suffering with breast pain. Small lumps are formed around nipple and liquid secretions are coming from nipple with pain. Sometimes it's severe and sometimes symptoms get decreased automatically without any treatment. But it's very painful. I have this problem from 4 years. Can you tell me what is this disease exactly. Any treatment is there for this. Is this common problem or serious problem? Please advice me on this.

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist
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I would advice you to get a Breast USG done and serum prolactin and TSH. Please consult a gynaecologist with these reports as you need to be examined.

What is the blood cancer? What is the effects of blood cancer in men body? How to stop the blood cancer. How to stop the blood Cancer.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Blood cancer is caused by abnormal uncontrolled proliferation of one of the components of blood causing suppression of others.hence leading to symptoms like prolonged fever, frequent infection, anemia, bleeding, bone pains, weakness, organ enlargement etc. Usually blood and bone marrow tests are done to diagnose it and treatment is done by chemotherapy.

Hi. I have a problem that I think is serious. Weekly twice or thrice when I wake up and spit, blood comes from my mouth. My stomach at times gives a burning sensation. I did try and ask a doctor but was told that it was due to heat. Can anyone please confirm that because various thoughts are running on my mind thinking it may be cancer ?

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It can be just an infection of your gums.You will have to consult a dentist for teeth cleaning.And routine oral prophylaxis.Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride tooth paste, floss regularly, use your mouthwashes.

I am suffering from heavy pain in my mind is that a symptoms of cancer in brain or anything else what should I can do.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Headache may be a symptom of cancer and many other diseases. Please see a neurologist and eye specialist for ruling out other causes, if not then you can get an MRI done to rule out the cause. Mri is safe to do as there is no radiation exposure. Other causes may be migraine, some infection etc

All About Melanoma

MD, DNB, FIDP, FIL
Dermatologist
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Melanoma is a condition which mainly indicates a severe malfunction of the melanocytes or the melanin producing cells of the body. These cells are responsible for giving you your skin colour, tone and complexion. Usually, a person suffering from melanoma will have many normal and irregular moles as well as melanoma in the eye and digestive tracts too.

Some general facts on melanoma are mentioned below:
Melanoma is common in young women and causes many deaths.
More than one million new instances of skin cancer or melanoma are analyzed every year.
There has been a 2000% increase in rate of melanoma since the year 1930. One out of fifty get affected by this cancer.
There has been a high rise in the rate of melanoma from 1970 to 2008. There has been an 800% increase in young women and 400% increase in case of similar aged men.
Early recognition makes melanoma treatable. It is screened for growth very minimally.
Primary causes Melanoma may be caused primarily due to these causes:
The most primary cause of melanoma is ultraviolet light (UV) in people with a low level of skin pigment. The UV light might be from either the sun or from different sources, for example, tanning devices. Around 25% of cases occur from or in the form of moles.
The individuals who work on airplanes seem to have an expanded danger, due to more contact with UV rays.
Ultraviolet UV light of wavelengths between 315 - 280 nm from the sun react with the skin cell DNA and result in a kind of direct DNA harm called cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers (CPDs).
In order to stay away or avoid melanoma, you should:
Avoid the sun at peak hours.
Examine your skin at times for some kind of change.
Keep away from tanning salons.Melanoma is a dangerous form of cancer and causes a lot of deaths. You should stay away from anything that causes melanoma.
All About Melanoma

I am 26 years male and have mouth cancer. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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Yes. Start following ayurvedic medicines. Cap immugain cap detox cap green rich cap omegarich cap nurayurich cap calrich protirich ayurvedic powder no substitute for above medicines follow all for a month then review back

Do all the tumors are cancerous If it is can it be caused in 18 years of age If it cancerous. Is it pain full or not.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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No not all types of tumour are cancerous, it may be benign. It is not related to age as cancer can affect any age group, even small babies can suffer from cancers. Cancer in early stages are usually pain less but in advance stages or if involving nerves then it may become painful.

Hello I am 26 year old female and not yet married. From 2 days I feel lump or some hardness in right breast area. Is it a breast cancer? it is possible for unmarried girl if yes so what should I do? please reply as soon as possible.

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist
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There are many causes for lump breast. You should go for ultrasound of breast and examination by surgeon.

Angelina jolie effect

Fellowship In Breast Surgery, Fellowship In Onco-plastic Breast Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Angelina jolie effect

Angelina jolie's revelation for her family history of cancer and brca mutations has really benefitted genetic labs, who are getting more and more requests for brca testing from doctors and patients.

The point which everyone is missing out on is that not every patient with breast cancer requires this test. Another important thing which is being left out is the pre-test counseling, which highlights the implications of a positive and negative test.
In India, the test has to be offered judiciously because indian ladies will not readily agree for bilateral mastectomies or salpingo-oophrectomies, if the test comes positive.

It is best to consult your breast onco-surgeon or genetic counselor before ordering these tests.
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