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Dr. Syed Hussain

Oncologist, Chennai

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Dr. Syed Hussain is a trusted Oncologist in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can visit him at Lifeline Rigid Hospital - Kilpauk in Kilpauk, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Syed Hussain on Lybrate.com.

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Bone Cancer - 4 Signs You Must Be Aware Of!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS
Oncologist, Kolkata
Bone Cancer - 4 Signs You Must Be Aware Of!

We have more than 200 bones in our body and each of them is susceptible to bone cancer. However, long bones in the arms and legs are most susceptible to this condition. Bone cancer can be primary or secondary. Primary bone cancer involves uncontrolled and abnormal cell division within the bones while secondary bone cancer refers to cancer that originated somewhere else in the body and later spread to the bones. While children and adults are equally at risk for primary bone cancer, adults and elderly people are more susceptible to secondary bone cancer. If diagnosed early enough, bone cancer can be treated and even cured with surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.

Hence it is essential to recognize the signs and symptoms of bone cancer. Here’s what you should look out for.

  1. Pain in Bones: Pain is one the primary symptoms of bone cancer. As the tumour grows larger, this pain can become more intense. In its early stages, the pain may be experienced as a dull ache inside the bone or the affected part of the body. It may also increase or decrease according to your activity level or may be experienced only at night. However, not all bone pains signify ‘cancer’ as this is also a symptom associated with osteoporosis.
  2. SwellingIn some cases, the abnormal growth of bone cells can result in the formation of a lump of mass that may be felt through the skin. In other cases, the affected area may also show signs of swelling.
  3. Breaking of the Bone: Cancer can weaken the bones and make them more brittle. This may make the bones more susceptible to fractures. A bone breaking in an area that has been painful or sore for a long period of time may be a sign of cancer. This is known as a pathologic fracture.
  4. Reduced Flexibility: If the tumour is located near a joint, it may affect the range of movements possible and make simple actions uncomfortable. For example, a tumour around the knee may make walking and climbing stairs a painful exercise.

Other symptoms to look out for are sudden and drastic weight loss, tiredness, excessive sweating at night, fever and difficulty breathing in case cancer has spread to other organs. Since many of these symptoms are common to other medical disorders, you should conduct a doctor immediately if you notice any of them. A physical examination and a couple of tests along with a biopsy will be required to confirm a diagnosis of bone cancer.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My father has been diagnosed with colon cancer. The tumour is in rectum and is about 6 centimetres in size. What is the best line of treatment for him?

MBBS, MD-Radio Therapy
Oncologist, Ghaziabad
Colorectal cancer is of many types also we need to know exact disease extent or stage and accordingly treatment is started.
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Taking tamoxifen for a long time about 2-3 yrs, how it affects breast cancer patient with Er+/Pr+? Does it affects the future pregnancy related issues?

MD - Radiothrapy, MBBS
Oncologist, Pune
Tamoxifen should be taken for at least 5 years. It will reduce the chances of recurrence of disease and will improve survival. You can plan pregnancy. Tamoxifen should be stopped if pregnancy is detected.
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I am 62 years old from 4 years I have enlarged prostate. Due to this urine not empty in one go. It takes 3 or 5 strokes to clear but I do not have any pain when urinate. Which is good treatment without operation.

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist, Ludhiana
I am 62 years old from 4 years I have enlarged prostate. Due to this urine not empty in one go. It takes 3 or 5 strok...
Medical treatment after investigations: RFT, FBS and PSA Urine routine microscopic Ultrasound scans KUB- Prostate Urine Culture and Sensitivity
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What are the symptoms of breast cancer? Is there any concern with Swelling in nipple?

BHMS
Homeopath, Kochi
A lump in a breast Change in the size and shape of the breast or nippleSunken or inverted nipples The peeling of nipple skin or breast skin (skin ulcers) Discharge from the nipples (it may contain blood) A pain in the armpits or breast (which is not related to the woman’s menstrual period) Redness of the skin of the breast A swelling in one of the armpits Bone pain Drastic weight loss These are main symptoms of CaB. You can do a self examination by standing in front of a mirror. For more details please reply me by personal msg
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Mera dost kabhi bhi saraf aur cigrette nahi pita hai. Usko blood cancer kis liye huaa. Aur koi reasons aur solution do plz.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear cigarette and sharab are not necessarily the cause of blood cancer. There are many more reasons of getting blood cancer the chief of which is genetic followed by some professional exposures, followed by many more causes like viral infections, exposure to dyes and chemicals, working or getting exposed to radiations and so on.
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My name is sunny Kumar. I drink coffee 3-4 times in a day. Can coffee cause cancer? Please tell me.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
There is no evidence that increased consumption of coffee is related to cancer but yes it may have stimulating effects and may lead to gi toxicity.
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I sucked and pressed my gf breast hardly specially on the left breast nw it is paining and the left brest increase in size what may be the reason.

MBBS, afih
General Physician, Cuttack
dear I might be a inflammation becoz of the handling.Can be started with a analgesic, anti-inflammatory like lyser d,with a bit looser inner wear. please consult your treating doctor for prolonged symptoms. hope it helps welcome for further queries
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Breast Cancer in patients with Breast Abscesses

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), Fellowship In Breast Surgery, Fellowship In Onco-plastic Breast Surgery
Oncologist, Gurgaon
Breast Cancer in patients with Breast Abscesses

In the last week, I have seen two patients who have presented with features of a breast abscess but they ultimately turned out to be breast cancers. Although, inflammatory breast cancers are a known entity and they can present as breast abscesses but this fact is not well known among patients and many general practitioners, which leads to late detection of these cancers.

With this case, I want to highlight some pointers to diagnose these lesions early. A 39-year-old, nonlactating mother presented to with complaints to swelling in the right breast for the last 3 weeks. She had already taken a course of antibiotics from a general practitioner but did not get relieved of her symptoms. On examination, she had a swelling involving the skin fold below the breast (inframammary crease) with swelling and hardness spreading till the lower part of the breast. In addition to this, she had lymph nodes (glands) in the underarm area (axilla) as well.

An USG revealed a lump in the breast associated with the fluid collection, which on biopsy turned out to be an invasive cancer. Fortunately for the patient, on further examination, the cancer was found to be restricted to the breast and the underarm area only.

When should we suspect that a breast abscess can actually be associated with a malignancy (cancer)?

A nonhealing breast abscess - which is persisting despite antibiotics and surgical management
Breast abscess in a patient who is not lactating.
Breast abscesses in elderly patients
Breast abscesses associated with hard lumps in the breast
Patients with these symptoms should get an ultrasound and biopsy done to confirm the diagnosis. In India, another entity which should be ruled out is Breast Tuberculosis.

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