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Dr. H Prasad

Hematology and Oncology
the Lakes, NV
40 years experience

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Hematology and Oncology

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English

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A 23-year-old male asked:
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Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Depends : Depends on age and other condtions if young consider chemo and marrow transplant otherwise. Chemo including vidaza or dacogen, (decitabine) Daunoru... Read More
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Supportive care: Mainly support the pt and do tests to find out reasons for coma.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Iron deficiency anemia or any significant degree of anemia can cause decreased or absent periods; probably a safety mechanism. Fertility probably aff... Read More
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Depends : Depends on their training and how busy they are.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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May do: If low iron is causing anemia, the body may adapt by reducing frequency of periods or amount of bleeding.
A 30-year-old member asked:
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To kill: To be able to kill bacteria and digest toxins etc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Blood services : Could check with a blood bank service or red cross if willing to donate blood.
A 17-year-old female asked:
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Hygiene: The most important measures: practice good hygiene, wash hands after using restrooms and after touching your nose, or after putting your hand in mouth... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Can cause unsteady gait.
A 33-year-old male asked:
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Not serious: This means the platelets are larger than usual. May indicate vitamin deficiency or bone marrow disorder; but if the other counts are normal and you h... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Normal: That is a normal platelet count. No need to worry.
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Total neutrophils : Neutrophils are white blood cells that fight infection, absolute means total number in a certain amount of blood. Not relative to other white cells ,... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Should: Should improve with time if you tahe iron, and there is no persistent bleeding or other cause of anemia.
A 35-year-old member asked:
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No: No. Sounds like oral thrush.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Lab : Nothing to worry. The specimen was either collected with difficulty or was tested with delay.
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Fluid vs solid: A cyst is a fluid-filled sac like structure, usually benign a swollen lymph node is a solid mass of variable size which could be benign or malignant ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
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Keep well lubricated: Moisturizing creams such as aveeno (oatmeal) or udder cream meds such as Neurontin may help of course, usual pain pills may also help.
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Low counts: Sounds like you have low blood counts and fever. Could be infection need to see a doctor and have more tests.
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Yes : Taxol (paclitaxel) is a chemo drug. It will cause hair loss if given in sufficient doses.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Prasad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Prasad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you. But what kind of alleviation?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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