Doctor Q&A for Dr. Sri Sundararaman

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes it can: Usually slow growth, painless, may fell rough or like a bump. Pearly pink surface. With growth can ulcerate & bleed & itch. See derm please.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
See Neurosurgeon!: Address sooner vs later. Ensure team of endocrine, ophthalmology, neurosurgeon, radiation oncologist. Possibly radiosurgery is an option.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: See an eye specialist if it persists.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Answer with: Pathology & flow cytometry & full history, physical & other pertinent tests based on clinical signs & symptoms.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: In fact not usually. Psa so far has most data for screening for & evaluating prostate cancer. Other tumor markers are less reliable but can supplement ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: We evaluated this recently for a patient & there have been about a dozen case reports with women diagnosed during pregnancy and also getting pregnant ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes and depends: Doesn't always mean spread but local progression and inflammation can cause cramping with back pain, with radiation to the groin & also low back/sacru ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Only tissue biopsy: Sometimes infection can obscure findings and you may need antibiotic treatment for some time before repeat biopsy.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably chronic : Usually these are findings due to prior swelling or infection in lungs; even based on where you grew up. We use stability on cts to confirm benign nat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many diseases: This antimetabolite has been used for >100yrs in treating benign & malignant conditions including sickle cell disease, essential thrombocytosis, p. ... Read More
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