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Dr. Monica Malik Irukulla

Oncologist, Hyderabad

350 at clinic
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Dr. Monica Malik Irukulla is one of the best Oncologists in Punjagutta, Hyderabad. You can visit her at Nizam's Institute Of Medical Sciences in Punjagutta, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Monica Malik Irukulla on Lybrate.com.

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My mom suffering from throat cancer, I done all the checkup in TATA memorial hospital, parel. Report suggested that squamous carcinoma moderately different in her biopsy report. Is there any homeopathic treatment for her?

Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
My mom suffering from throat cancer, I done all the checkup in TATA memorial hospital, parel. Report suggested that s...
Can not assure you a recovery till I see a whole case You can go for a homeopathic treatment, recovery depends upon which stage of cancer its now.
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Reduction In Flexibility - Can It Be A Sign Of Bone Cancer?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Medicine, DNB - Medical Oncology, MRCP - Medical Oncology, ECMO - Medical Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Reduction In Flexibility - Can It Be A Sign Of Bone Cancer?

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.

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I am aged 60 suffering from prostrate expansion since one year. I am not a sugar patient. I have burning sensation at sexual life. No other symptoms on urine passage. Suggest precautions.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Sri Ganganagar
I am aged 60 suffering from prostrate expansion since one year. I am not a sugar patient. I have burning sensation at...
Get your self examined from a surgeon or urologist digital rectal examination will rule out prostatis or seminal vesicles infection if any.
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I am experiencing serve pain in my right beast. My period also not came from past 1 month. Last year also same thing happened. Did sonography for breast. diagnosed with fibrocystic breast. I experience pain only when in those months when the periods is irregular. Do I need to do a mammography?

MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma In Medicine, Fellowship In Medical Oncology
Oncologist, Kolkata
Hi lybrate-user Since you are having fibrocystic disease I would advise you to do bilateral mammography test. If you have any more queries I will be glad to help.
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I am suffering throat pain. If I take any spicy food. When I do brush I will get blood from my throat. Can you suggest any scanning required. I have any cancer.

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Ahmedabad
I am suffering throat pain. If I take any spicy food. When I do brush I will get blood from my throat. Can you sugges...
Throat pain after taking spicy things generally is not a symptom of cancer. Blood in throat after brushing more likely indicate a dental problem. Please consult a dentist and an ent surgeon to be sure.
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I have chest tumor in nipple very hard. This is not pain but I have in very depression this about. What is treatment.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
If you r of 19 years age then a nodule in breast most probably is gynecomastia. You may get a fnac done of that nodule to confirm the diagnosis. If it is indeed gynecomastia then no need to worry about although for cosmetic reasons it may be removed surgically.
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As per biopsy report prostate gland increased and likely to cause cancer in future. Can this disease be cured by Ayurvedic medicines/treatment? Do not want to take allopathy medicines.

BAMS
General Physician, Delhi
As per biopsy report prostate gland increased and likely to cause cancer in future. Can this disease be cured by Ayur...
Sorry no herbal remedy is available so far cancer of prostate, you have to adopt surgical as well chemotherapy without delay.
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Can I continue to use complementary therapies, take herbal remedies or vitamin supplements when I'm on chemotherapy? Can I do sports when I’m on chemotherapy? Can I drink alcohol when I’m on chemotherapy? Can I eat what I want when I’m on chemotherapy? Can I follow an anti-cancer diet whilst receiving chemotherapy? Can I go on holiday abroad when I’m on chemotherapy? Can I have sex when I’m on chemotherapy? Can I smoke when I’m on chemotherapy? How will I know if the chemotherapy is working? If I can’t work, is there any financial support that I can get?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
You can take vitamin supplements but I do not advocate any kind of alternative therapies while on chemotherapy. You can take part in sports but be careful not to over exert and not to get exposed to injury and infection. Indoor games would be ideal. Do not use alcohol and tobacco while on chemotherapy, as mucositis may worsen apart from developing resistance to therapy. While on chemotherapy we restrict certain food which may harbour infection, so you must avoid. You can take freshly cooked home made healthy food. Traveling abroad may depend on your chemotherapy schedule, if it permits then you may but please take travelling insurance while you go abroad for any emergencies. You can have sex but using contraceptive, preferably barrier methods. Chemotherapy response will be assessed during its course by your oncologist. There is no specific provision or legal boundation that you must be supported financially, it depends on your company policy.
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I am 30 years male, I would like to ask about my aunt who is suffering from colon cancer is there any way cure this diseases without operation.

Registrar In Surgical Oncology, Fellowship In Gynaecologic Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship In advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship In Gastrointestinal Oncology, Fellowship In CRS and HIPEC, Fellowship In PIPAC
Oncologist, Mumbai
Unfortunately know. Surgery is the mainstay of treatment with or without adjuvant chemotherapy based on the stage. To reduce the pain and discomfort of open surgery, laparoscopy can be safely done in colon cancer. The recovery is faster and less painful
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My wife age 40 yrs. Suffering from endometrial cancer 1b G3. Surgery and Radiation has been done. Now chemo is necessary or not.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Dear sir, we need to know the histopathology. If it is endometroid adenocarcinoma, then she may not need chemotherapy and radiation seems to be okay but one needs to know the detailed histopathology and the adverse risk factors.
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