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Dr. Mehul Bhansali

Oncologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Mehul Bhansali is a trusted Oncologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Mehul Bhansali at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Mehul Bhansali on Lybrate.com.

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How to loose weight from 67 to 60. Also Pls help me regarding my breasts problem, as there is some milky discharge for 5-6 days only, not every month but alternatively. Its since one year. There itching also in d breast during this discharge. What tests could be done for it. Pls let me know.

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How to loose weight from 67 to 60. Also Pls help me regarding my breasts problem, as there is some milky discharge fo...
Respected lybrate-user tokas hi I don't recommend medicines for weight loss at all. Just avoid more oily spicy stuffs, do regular walking if 3-4 kms a day, do some exercises by your own have more salads monitor weight on regular basis sure you will get results. So far as breast discharge is concerned its hormone related but you can primarily go for ultrasonography or mammography of breast definately. Thanks regards.

Lump in back. Felt when touched. What tests should I do? I don't have any other health issues. Can it be cancerous.

FACS, MBBS, MS - General Surgery
Oncologist
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F. N. A c ie fine needle aspiration biopsy. 2. Excional ie remove the toumar and do the histo pathological examination to exclude cancer. Pl show it to surgeonfor his opinion.

My mom she is 37 years old. She had a tumor in belly of 55mmX56mm. Can she be cured without surgery?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir please get it checked by means of biopsy and radiological scanning. It should be excised and prognosis depends on kind of tumour whether benign or malignant and if malignant then the exact nature of disease.

She had cervical cancer but radiation and chemotherapy were given. As well hyperthermia. Cycle of chemo every week once total 5 given. Was around radiation 24 days. Before dat womb bag were removed coz blood discharge was der. At dat moment after removing womb bag cancer detect. Now approx 3 years passed. She is well because of almighty maa. Now want to ask wat is generally life expectancy of that people after treatment. She is taking timely tablet and I keep happy her. Not trying to give tension. Pls help me doctor regarding dis. Type of cancer sumthng magline.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Dear sir/mam. She had cancer of cervix, post op for which she underwent hysterectomy followed by chemotherapyand radiation therapy. Patient is likely to do well but you need to tell us the histopathology report of surgery and the stage at the time of diagnosis. Cervical cancer patients generally do well post treatment and live long so don't worry but do go for routine follow up check up at least six monthly to your primary doctor.
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My sister 48 operated for high grade ovarian cancer 25 May 2015 overy uterus gallbladder removed six cycle of chemotherapy followed. Ca 125 on 30/04/16 was 15. On 30/03/16 was 10.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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Ovarion cancer is a serious problem. You should follow your doctor advise sincerely. Chemotherapy is very helpful at times.
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My mother 63 years. Her a gland under ear is swollen in last month. First it was 3 cm and now it is. 50 cm. Her sugar thyroid is normal. And there is no symptoms what can I do? Please help.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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You must get herself checked by detailed oral and throat examination. Fnac must be done from the node, having a swelling is also a symptom so please don't ignore.

Sir my age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. My question is that does adrenal gland cancer also cause numbness and excessive tingling in hands and feet along with all symptoms?

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Homeopath
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Sir my age is 23. Height 6 ft. Weight 76 kg. My question is that does adrenal gland cancer also cause numbness and ex...
Hello, Adrenal gland cancer ,produces d under noted symptoms: Raised palpitation , high BP,headache, nervousness,weakness,excessive hair growth, hormonal changes may affect genital behaviour,too √Your present symptoms may b due to stress,anxiety,improper intake,inadequate water intake.,loss of sleep. √Go for meditation to reduce your stress and to nourish adrenal gland including brain. * Homoeopathy can stand with you as a friend in need. Tk care.

I am 39 years old and I want to know whether I can detect any growth of cancer at early stage. What are the procedures/tests available to detect any cancer in my body. Kindly advise.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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You can go for a detailed health screening for oral cavity, neck, chest and abdomen. Health packages are available in various big hospitals to rule out basic cancers which incorporates clinical examination, blood and urine tests and radiological investigations like chest xray, ultrasound abdomen etc.
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My uncle is 46 years old. Now he is affected by prostate enlargement. The doctors told us it is slightly enlarged. And the volume is 30cc. Please tell me is this size is normal or is this curable. And what is the treatment for this prostate. Thanks in advance.

DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician
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If he has no symptoms like difficulty in passing urine nothing needs to be done. Get a psa test, usg for pvru and uroflowmetry if possible,
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What are the symptoms of throat cancer. I have habit of smoking for last two years. I am recognizing some symptoms as some pain sometimes around the neck region, and some itchiness in that area. Then some bulgeness in the throat. Can define this problem.

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.
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Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, throat cancer usually presents with the following signs & symptoms - it could be a nagging cough, change in voice, with hoarseness or not speaking clearly, difficulty swallowing/ dysphagia, ear pain/ eustachian catarrh, a lump / sore that does not heal, sore throat, weight loss etc all. As I your case, I would advise you to visit an ent specialist in person, so that he/ she can clinically examine your condition and rule out complications, if any. Do take care and all the very best.
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What are the symptoms of uterus cancer how can we detect it and remedies to control it by home remedies.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist
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Uterine cancers can present with irregular periods or bleeding following sexual intercourse. It may also present with persistent pain or unusual discharge from vagina. We can hope to detect it early by regular 3 yearly papa smears till the age of 65 years and routine ultrasound o the pelvis, so that it is more treatable then.

What are the initial and final stages of cancer and how do I know if I am diagnosed with one?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Initial disease is small less than two centimeter disease or even precancerous stages and final stage is advanced disease metastatic to other organs called stage IV. You must go for health screening for cancer to be able to diagnose early cancers.

Hello, I am 41 years old female. I have got breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. I have completed 6 chemo out of 8. Since 3 days I am facing severe constipation. Very hard stools have struck & not coming out. I have tried all kinds of tablets but nothing is working. Due to this I am experiencing severe stomach ache. Pls help me with some strong medicine or home remedy for this. I am in great trouble.

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.
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Hello, I am 41 years old female. I have got breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. I have completed 6 chemo out o...
Hi Sakina, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, contextually, I would advise that you consult your oncologist first in this regard, and proceed as per his recommendations. Should it require, he may advise anal suppository/ enema, as would deem appropriate post clinical evaluation, to clear off the hard stool first. Subsequently, streamlining your diet/ lifestyle may help get over this issue on the long run. You can include ripe papaya, apple, figs, raisins, dates, prunes etc all in your daily diet. Also, fibrous diet apart, its important that you stay well hydrated too. An active lifestyle with yoga, exercise, massage, relaxation, de-stressing etc all can be of help in this condition. You may take any natural laxative/ lactulose solution for the next few days/ weeks subject to your oncologist's/ physician's concurrence. Hope this helps. Do take care and all the very best.
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Sir, I have a family history of cancer patients and so fear and want to be alert. Want to know what is the simplest and cheapest method / tests that can detect any budding problem in my body. Thanks.

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist
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Sir, it depends on what kind of cancers your family was suffering from. Otherwise cheapest and the simplest thing is regularly examination of self and if you feel any lump, any abnormal ulceration or any abnormal symptoms, see a doctor. Chest xray, ultrasound, are good for organs not visible by examination. You can also check blood for psa CEA levels and routine hemogram. Best is not to ignore any symptoms, usually we see patients have long standing problems but they ignore thinking it's just normal. Any changes in body must be checked.
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What is the minimum age of prostate operation

MD - Pathology, MBBS
Pathologist
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Surgery of prostate does not depend on age. To be judged on psa report, benefit of medical management and biopsy report with your symptoms

I want to know the full fledge detail about chemotherapy i.e a treatment to cancer.

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist
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Dear, chemotherapy is oral as well as intravenous. It is the administration of single or multiple drugs by i/v infusion or sometimes by oral route. You need to have premedication before starting chemotherapy.
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DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist
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Regular pap tests i.e. Tests which look for any signs of cervical cancer should be conducted regularly so that it can be detected at its initial stage and can be treated accordingly.
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What are the symptoms of breast cancer? I oftenly get pain in the breast. Is it a symptom of a breast disease?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Ayurveda
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Often getting breast pain is not a symptom of breast cancer. If you notice these symptoms swelling of all or part of the breast. Skin irritation or dimpling. Breast pain. Nipple pain or the nipple turning inward. Redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin. Then you need ayurvedic treatment.
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What are symptoms for cervical cancer and how to prevent it? Is vaccination available for this?

MS ( General Surgery)
Oncologist
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What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus or womb. Persistent HPV infection, usually with certain high-risk types of HPV, can cause abnormal cells to develop on the cervix. Regular Pap tests can detect these abnormal cells at an early stage, when they can usually be treated quickly and easily. Without regular Pap tests the abnormal cells may remain undetected and could develop into cervical cancer, usually over many years. Treatments for cervical cancer can include surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The best way for women to protect themselves against cervical cancer is to have the HPV vaccine when aged 12–13 years, and then have regular Pap tests once they are 18, or 2 years after first sexual contact, whichever comes latest. So women who become sexually active at 21 should have a Pap test at 23. The incidence of cervical cancer is more than two times higher in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women than non-Indigenous women and the mortality rate is five times higher than in non-Indigenous women. Although cervical cancer is the most common type of cancer caused by HPV, the virus is also known to cause vulval, vaginal, anal and mouth/throat cancers in women. What are the risk factors of cervical cancer? Almost all cases of cervical cancers are caused by HPV; persistent HPV infection is the biggest risk factor for cervical cancer. For women, additional factors may contribute: Smoking: this can increase the likelihood that HPV will persist in the body. Sexual partners: the more sexual partners a person has, the higher their risk of contracting different and more types of HPV. However HPV exposure can occur the first time a person is sexually active, and in people who have only had one partner. Early age at first intercourse. Not having regular Pap tests: this means that abnormal cells caused by persistent HPV infection may remain undetected and untreated, and develop into cervical cancer – usually over many years. Other sexually transmitted infections: women with genital herpes or Chlamydia are more likely to develop cervical cancer. This may be due to the inflammation of the cervix associated with having these infections. This is another reason to practice safe sex, including always using condoms. Long term use of the Pill: being on the Pill for many years is associated with a higher risk of cervical cancer. The risk returns to normal after stopping the Pill. This might be due to the hormones in the Pill producing a favourable environment for the virus or because women on the Pill are more likely to be sexually active. Early age of childbirth. Weakened immune systems: People who are immunocompromised (for example, people with HIV or AIDS, organ transplant recipients, or people who are taking medication that suppresses the immune system) are at an increased risk of genital HPV infection. Condoms offer some, but not total, protection from HPV, as they don't cover all of the genital skin. They do offer protection from many other sexually transmitted infections though, and help prevent unwanted pregnancy. Search Main menu The HPV vaccine A vaccine called Gardasil has been developed which can significantly decrease your child's chances of developing HPV-related cancers and genital warts. Over 187 million doses of the vaccine have been safely given, in over 130 countries. The vaccine protects against the two high-risk HPV types (types 16 and 18) which cause 70% of cervical cancers in women and 90% of all HPV-related cancers in men. It also protects against the two low-risk HPV types (types 6 and 11) which cause 90% of genital warts in men and women. The vaccine is given in three doses over six months, as an injection in the upper arm. Go to the The HPV vaccine program section for much more information about the vaccine.
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