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Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar

MBBS

Oncologist, Mumbai

12 Years Experience  ·  0 - 1500 at clinic
Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar MBBS Oncologist, Mumbai
12 Years Experience  ·  0 - 1500 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar is a trusted Oncologist in Powai, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 12 years of experience as a Oncologist. He is a qualified MBBS . You can consult Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - NA - 2005
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Fellowship at the Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital

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I have been operated for spinal cord tumors two months ago, now I have pain in my buttocks and thig, what causes of it?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Pune
Hello lybrate user, kindly get a fresh mri of your spine and refer back. Do not ignore symptoms god bless you.
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Colon Cancer - Treat it the Ayurvedic Way!

MD, DYA, PGDCR
Ayurveda, Nashik
Colon Cancer - Treat it the Ayurvedic Way!

According to the American Cancer Society and Colon Cancer Alliance, colon cancer, which is also referred to as colorectal cancer is regarded as the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer, as well as the second most important reason of cancer deaths in the U.S. affecting both men and women. But thankfully, colon cancer can be prevented by changing the food habits. It is also important to get regular screenings through colonoscopy, which will help you to determine the early or precancerous stage that can be treated with the removal of cancerous cells.

Colorectal cancer is deemed to be cancer, related to the food habits and it can be prevented by correcting the same. Here are the top ways through which you can help your condition naturally:

  1. Reduce the amount of red meat consumption: Health studies reveal that people who eat red meat on a regular basis are more prone to developing colon cancer. This is because the chemicals required to digest this food damage the DNA material which in turn is the main reason behind the cause of cancer.

  2. Increase the amount of garlic intake: By consuming more garlic, you can reduce the risk of developing different types of cancer, particularly those of the gastrointestinal tract. Garlic is rich in anti-bacterial properties that can block the pathway of cancer causing elements and boost the repair as well as reduce the proliferation of cells. It is also high in selenium and sodium content which are beneficial for the overall health.

  3. Consume all types of plant antioxidants: The bright-coloured fruits and vegetables, as well as herbs and spices, can greatly contribute to adding a wide array of antioxidants in your regular diet. Foods that are rich in antioxidants include carrots, pomegranates, cranberries, kale, broccoli, tomatoes, apples, cabbage, turmeric, sage, rosemary, saffron, purple and red grapes.

  4. Cook foods in sesame oil: The many health benefits of sesame seeds are due to its nutritional content, including vitamins, minerals, natural oils, and organic compounds which consist of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, copper, zinc, fiber, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, protein, and tryptophan.

  5. Increase the consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids: It has been reported by several types of research that a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the occurrence of colon cancer and therefore you must eat a lot of salmon, cod, mackerel and sardines for decreasing the pro-inflammatory levels in your body.

  6. Go For Ayurvedic Panchakarma Therapy: Panchakarma is the ultimate mind-body healing experience for detoxifying the body, strengthening the immune system and restoring balance and well-being. It is one the most effective healing modality in Ayurvedic Medicine. It promotes Detoxification and Rejuvenation. It is recommended on a seasonal basis, as well as when an individual feels out of balance or is experiencing illness. According to Ayurveda, good health depends upon our capability to fully metabolize all aspects of life, assimilating that which nourishes and eliminating the rest. When we can’t completely digest our food, experiences, and emotions, toxins accumulate in our bodily tissues, creating imbalance and – ultimately – disease. Panchakarma is an elegant cleansing process that releases stored toxins and restores the body’s innate healing ability.

These few alterations to your food habits can greatly help you in preventing colon cancer and you can consult your doctor for a detailed analysis and recommendation based on your individual health condition.

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What is the cancer? How does it catches us and what is that do describe the answer?

DNB, MBBS
Oncologist, Faridabad
Cancer is abnormal uncontrolled proliferation or growth of cells. They start growing uncontrolled due to some faulty gene which may be genetic or hereditary or acquired by some carcinogens like tobacco alcohol pollution pesticides radiation exposure industrial affluent etc. When ever body immunity is low body's fighting capacity to any abnormalities become weak and abnormal cells start growing. One has to avoid known carcinogens, keep healthy by good diet rich in antioxidants, regular exercise etc are helpful.
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I am 73 years old male with cad, arthritis, prostate problems. Lately having lots of problem with leg cramps at night. Please suggest medical remedy for leg cramps.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Relief will be limited considering age factor. You can do doppler studies of both legs to rule out dvt. Somewhat relief by walking 30 minutes morning and evening.
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Im a 20 year unmarried girl. I have 1 lump in my left breast. Why has it emerged and what is the best possible treatment for that. Please suggest.

Minimal invasive surgery in gynaecology, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user any lump in the breast should be examined by the gynecologist without delay. Treatment will depend on the type and assessment of the lump.
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I am 22 year female and have fibroadenomas. A large lump of 3.60 in my left breast. What should I do? I dont want any surgery as it leaves me a scar. Is there any alternative to it? iam so worried and depressed about it.

MS - General Surgery
Oncologist, Ludhiana
Nothing to worry fibro-adenomas are benign lumps, but treatment of fibro-adenoma is surgical removal.
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Hi Doctor, I would like to know as to how to prevent cervical cancer naturally. Many thanks for your suggestions/ advice here. Sincerely,

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
Cervical cancer can have many causes like early sexual exposure, multiple sexual partners, multiple child births and HPV virus infection. Women should undergo regular pap smear tests for early detection and cure of cervical cancer. Also There is a vaccine available which helps in preventing cervical cancer caused due to HPV virus infection.
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Sir I am 25 years old male. I have prostatic my gland is 27gm and 25cc volume. I have no symptoms. Sir wt to do? How to shrink it?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Bangalore
Sir I am 25 years old male. I have prostatic my gland is 27gm and 25cc volume. I have no symptoms. Sir wt to do? How ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, at your age stop worrying about your prostate gland, def not to shrink it, once you grow old, or when you have any symptoms, we can consider that.
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He is having tumor in his stomach. He is having piles problem. He is having asthma problem as well as cough problem What should we do. Doctors are saying that they can not operate because the condition is not good and he is weak by health.

MBBS, DNB ( Radiation Oncology)
Oncologist, Mumbai
He is having tumor in his stomach. He is having piles problem. He is having asthma problem as well as cough problem
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To be operated for any cancer, the general condition of the patient should be good. If surgery is not possible as per the oncologist, systemic chemotherapy may be an option.
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How much chances are there for testicle cancer if a nodule is there on testicles. Every nodule will leads to cancer or not?

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS, DNB (Radiotherapy)
Oncologist, Howrah
No. Mere presence of nodule on teticles does not lead to testicular cancer. However if you are anxious, get an usg of scrotum done.
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Dear Dr. My sister whose age is 27 years, in her head there is a small ball which is soft like a balloon filed with water, but there is no any pain, the ball is minimum 2 to 3 years old, shes body is too slim, please suggest me what to do ?

Diploma in Dietetics, M.Sc. Food & Nutrition, B.Sc. Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panchkula
Dear , the problem of your sister's head needs to be checked by a specialist like a neurologist. Regarding her weight she needs to have a healthy balanced diet - can be in small amounts but in frequent intervals. Take care that she has good proteins in her diet throughout the day - 5-6 small meals. If she is mobile she needs to be active physically - perhaps a good walking routine and some strength training workouts. For further details you may consult me hope this reply was of some help - best wishes.
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. I am 26 Years old. I have one friend of same age who gets pain in her breasts now and den. Thing to notice here is he is not getting that pain only during periods but most of the time. She had even felt lumps sort of thing there. please suggest why this happens? And is it very serious? Help us to know more abt this.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS, FICS
General Surgeon, Delhi
It looks like your friend is having fibroadenosis of breast. It is a benign condition and not a uncommon. Usually settles down with time. If no definite lumps felt it just needs reassurance only. If your friend has a well defined lump in the breast, a surgical consultation should be sought.
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My brother has been diagnose of cancer in the asephagus low 1/3. what should we do?

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology
Oncologist, Hyderabad
The first thing needed is to stage the patient. This needs a CT scan of Chest and abdomen. If it is a localised disease the standard treatment will be Pre-operative Radiation therapy followed by surgery or Radical Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy depending on the fitness of the patient and the type of cancer. If it is metastatic, spread to other organs, the treatment would be palliative chemotherapy. Consult an oncologist (surgical/radiation) to decide the best course for the patient
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My age is 23 years. My height is 6 feet. Weight is 76 kg. My question is that does adrenal gland cancer leads to high level of sodium in the blood?

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi lybrate-user, as I understand, adrenal gland cancer can affect the level of sodium in blood, and can lead to high bp. Hope this clarifies.
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DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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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Swelling in lower lip for last 2 days. Reasons are unknown before swelling appears when he woke up in the morning. Today it ruptures and some blood with yellow fluid came out. My father is a smoker for last 20-25 years. Can it be a form of oral cancer. Please reply

MD - Radiation Oncology, MBBS
Oncologist,
Swelling in lower lip for last 2 days. Reasons are unknown before swelling appears when he woke up in the morning. To...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user, since the swelling has been there only for the past two days it's unlikely to be a cancer. So don't be worried. It's more likely an abcess (bacterial infection) that has ruptured. Treatment will require antibiotics. I will advise you to consult a general surgeon or ent specialist or dentist for appropriate treatment. In any case I would strongly advise him to quit smoking since it definitely poses a risk for developing cancer.
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Could you please suggest a Syrup for feeding mother to get sufficient breast milk for the baby?

MBBS, MD
Pediatrician, Gurgaon
Most of drugs are not having any benefits. A hence I personally do not give medicine but like mother let child suck more that will increase the milk output.
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I had cancer in early stage in right side of tongue.It was operated and tongue was cut with margin.Lymph node in right side was not affected but removed.Now more saliva is being generated.Tonue is sensitve.What should be my tratment now?

MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Lymphnode even if not affected should be removed and saliva flow will reduce slowly you can take Calphorinz sachet daily
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Hello doctor, my grandpa having throat cancer, last month surgery also done. But now hole mouth heated with some equipment and it gets spoiled. Only liquid foods via nose tube. Say any permanent solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello doctor, my grandpa having throat cancer, last month surgery also done. But now   hole mouth heated with some eq...
Hi. I want to help you grandpa. But it would be great if you write down more symptoms of his problem clearly (your question is not clear to me)!
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Hello Doctor, I suddenly found that's my breasts are getting lump, but it is painful. Please help me.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MRCS (Edinburgh), Fellowship In Breast Surgery, Fellowship In Onco-plastic Breast Surgery
Oncologist, Gurgaon
It is quite common to have breast pain and a a lumpy feeling in the breast between 25-35 years of age. This commonly occurs due to hormonal changes during the menstrual period. It is best that you get an ultrasound to rule out something serious. If the ultrasound is normal, there is nothing to worry.
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