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Dr. Shantha

Oncologist, Hyderabad

400 at clinic
Dr. Shantha Oncologist, Hyderabad
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Shantha is a popular Oncologist in Adibatla, Hyderabad. Doctor is currently practising at Basavatarakam Indo Asian Cancer Hospital in Adibatla, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shantha on Lybrate.com.

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My sister is 21 year old. She had a tumour near her private part, 3 week before and get operated. Even before the wounds suffered due to operation get heeled, another tumour started to grow near the same place. Please suggest me the best solution or better place to get treated. She is suffering more with the pain and bedridden for past 3 week. Kindly help me.

Diploma in Endoscopic Surgery, DGO, MBBS
Gynaecologist
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She must be having a cyst or a wart. With proper treatment and follow up she will be cured. No need to worry and certainly no reason to be bedridden.

What are the preservative steps to treat a cancer patient and what are symptoms of cancer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Cancer usually presents as a painless lump, unexplained weight loss, bleeding, fever, ulceration. It usually depends on organ affected. But any symptoms persistent beyond a month, please get it checked. One must eat healthy food, keep away from carcinogens, avoid consuming alcohol, tobacco, avoid radiation, and hormonal therapy. Have children before thirty years and breast feed them. Maintaining hygiene etc some preventive steps.

My father in law age 70 is having prostrate problem. Where n how can I cure this problem?

cc USG, MBBS
General Physician
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My father in law age 70 is having prostrate problem. Where n how can I cure this problem?
Your father has any urinary symptom like frequency/urgency/incomplete voiding/ dribbling? And share USG report with me We need to do S. PSA test also

There is continuously pain in Right breast continuously over a month Randomly with redness in nipple. What can I do.!

DGO, MD, MRCOG, CCST, Accredation in Colposcopy
Gynaecologist
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You need to see a Gynaecologist as you need to be examined since there is a possibility of breast infection

I smoke 5 cigarettes a day. I know that it is harmful. I heard that every smoker gets into lungs cancer is that true or it causes to only chain smoker?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist
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Any one who smokes can get cancer depending on other health parameters. Of course if you smoke more, like a chain smoker, you are more susceptible.

I am 50 yrs - my father recently succumbed to prostate cancer. What is your advice to prevent prostate enlargement.

General Surgeon
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I am 50 yrs - my father recently succumbed to prostate cancer. What is your advice to prevent prostate enlargement.
Prostetic enlargement is natural process of ageing. In allopathy there is no medicine to prevent enlargement uptill now. Not every enlarge prostate is cancer. But as age advances % of having prostatic cancer is more. Sometime it diagnosed after surgery when tissue send for biopsy.

I am 49 years old, my problem is that I am suffering from Chronic Leukemia, and my question is how long can such patient live with medication of IMATINIB 400 mg?

B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), PhD (A.M) (Oncology) Scholar.
Alternative Medicine Specialist
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Hi, imatinib 400 mg, as I understand, is an approved targeted therapy for front-line management of chronic myeloid leukemia (cml), success of which depends on whether or not it has been able to achieve a timely haematological response as expected. Imatinib is good so long as your disease is chronic, not advanced and is not resistant to imatinib. Your medical oncologist can best comment on the overall survival aspects, nevertheless. However, its advisable that you complement conventional care with appropriate alternative medicines so as to fast track treatment, and optimize clinical outcomes.

Since few days a nerve bump like structure occur in her hand something like tumour. I'm very upset. What is this? Does cancer can occur in hand also? Please suggest me.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear mam it could be schwannoma or ganglion, usually benign and can be excised. There can be malignant tumours as well in hand like skin cancers, fibrosarcoma or bone tumours. Most likely the one you are suffering from may be benign and can be observed or excised, but once you show it to a clinician to be really sure.

Levofloxin. Ofloxian, ciprofloxion this medicen salt are same. And it also work same for uti and prostate infection?

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician
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They are the same family but their actions are different. Do not take antibiotics as a joke. Consult your doctor and let him decide.

If somebody have ganth in her chest. What is the treatment she can take at home ?

M.S. Genral
General Surgeon
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Dear, do you mean hard swelling? whats the duration? is it painful? and so many other details? before I could help your mother to give the needed treatment at home. Please enter this info to my lybrate account. I would love to resolve your mothers ganth at home -if it is feasible and possible with in scientific limits. Thnks. Wellcome.

I am 68-years young man with slight bp: 140/80mmhg and following observations: observations: 1. Right kidney shows a calculus, measuring 3. 1mm at mid pole; 2. Prostrate is enlarged in size and measures 5. 3 x 3. 9 x 4. 3 cm (volume 47. 8 cc) 3. Liver: normal in size (12. 1 cm) and shows diffuse increase in echogenicity, suggestive of fatty changes. Can you please guide me with comments, suggestions and advise, please?

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician
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1. U have renal stone but it is small, dont worry just drink more water. 2. Your prostate is enlarged which is usual at this age. Are u having any symptoms. Like difficulty in urination, dribbling of urine etc? 3. What's your weight? get done your blood sugar level and lipid profile for fatty liver, u dont need to do anything except low fat diet.

I am 25 years old . I want to know that doea coffee causes cancer? I am very fond of it and drink it 5 to 6 times a day. Some times 10 times a day. Please answer my question as soon as possible. Thank you.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Coffee is not directly linked with cancer atleast not so far any definite role may be attributed, but you must reduce its consumption to prevent sleeplessness, Apprehension and other caffeine related toxicities.

Sir, my friend suffering from blood cancer from last one year. The cancer is now in third stage. Sir, please tell me can the cancer can be cured if not please tell me how many days he will live in future from present.

MD - Radiothrapy, DNB
Oncologist
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Yes it can be cured or at least slowed down kindly send me the details nobody can put a timeline on life we just have to put in our best efforts.

Please give me the signs of prostate problems ?

MD - Radiothrapy
Oncologist
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Incomplete Emptying:sensation of not emptying your bladder Frequency:have to urinate less than every two hours Intermittency:stopped and started again several times when you urinated Urgency:difficult to postpone urination Weak Stream: Straining:strain to start urination

Sir. My wife had three miscarriages. Doctor told me my wife and I both had rubella igG. Positive. But it's not at all a problem. Recently I found prostate infection and I am taking treatment. My doubt is can this type of prostate or uti infection antibody may. Wrongly shown as rubella igG antibodies.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
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Sir. My wife had three miscarriages. Doctor told me my wife and I both had rubella igG. Positive. But it's not at all...
No its not possible that your uti related antibody be wrongly detected as anti rubella antibody. If there is rubella antigen only then it can be antirubella antibody. So don't worry both are completely different entity.

I feel a small ball kind of thing in my right breast. I first noticed it an year ago. I ignored it at that time but its still there of the same size. Please let me know if there could be something serious?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS, DNB (Radiotherapy)
Oncologist
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Probably you have fibroadenoma of breast which is a benign breast tumor. However cosult with a general surgeon for definite diagnosis and management.

What are the causes of lung cancer without smoking and his treatment please suggest me.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist
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Smoking most imp cause. Occupation and biomass smoke exposure can also cause lung cancer. Treatment as per staging of cancer.

I am suffering alot bcz of breast pain since 2 years. I get the pain nearly at the position of my heart. Please suggest.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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I'd the pain cyclical associated with menstrual cycles. Please get an ultrasound of the breast and share report before further advise.

What's the 1st step we should do after we got cancer?

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist
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First you should have cytological or histological proof of cancer, then one should go for staging of the disease (cancer) and finally decide about treatment plan.
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