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Dr. Binu Nair

Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
Shreveport, LA
20 years experience male

Locations

Office

Shreveport, LA

Address

Feist Weiller Cancer Center, 1509 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA
Directions

About

Specialties
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Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

86 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
All are treatable: Treatable, but maynot be curable.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: It depends where it is, stage. Where it one from etc, it can be curable but all depends on these factors.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Needs expert review: Abnormal lymphocytes needs to looked by a pathologist, some times it can be due to viral infection, but it can also be more serious.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: Depends on what treatment/patient.Now we have new drugs such as braf inhibitor, which can only be used if patients are braf mutated, if they do surviv... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
B12 def: U may have B12 def, talk to ur doctor to order confirmation test.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: There is another mutation called, exon 12 in about 1-5% of the pv. And rarely there other. Mutations that we do not. Know
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Need biopsy: To comfirm need to get biopsy, but looking at can get an idea.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Hard to comment: Look at other posibilities also, lupus is a chance, but i feel there many other posibilities for your problems.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Possible,: Possible, but , make sure they are back to normal in 2 weeks and not getting bigger. If so then need to. Get. Check. Up.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Not normal : Enlarged lymph nodes in stomach not normal, was it evaluated.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Many: Iron only help if you are iron deficient, but anemia can be due to many reasons, you need to see your doctor for a full work up. Also note it takes mo... Read More
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Can get a biopsy: The only way to confirm is the get a biopsy, .
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Possible: Make. Sure it goes away. And not getting bigger.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Can be: If you see a mass on your bone, you must get a. Heck up urgently.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Many: Bone marrow makes red cells that carry oxygen , white cells that protect you from infection, and platelets that stop you from bleeding. If bone marrow... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: But depends, usually pernicious anemia is macrocytic, but you have microcytic, so you need to know why microcytic, due to iron def also or thalassemia... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Need test: First you need to star iron replacement and must get urgent check up to. Find out why you have low iron, reasons can range simple issues to more serio... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes , possible: Speak to your pcp, you might need medication either before or after surgery, sometimes can just observe, but talk to your pcp.
A female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depnds on the type: Chemotherapy with or without bone marrow transplant.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Often: Bone marrow is aways done at diagnosis then 3-6-12 months depending onnthe practice doctors follow, but nowadays we can use blood test for bcr/abl a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
No: Leukemis is blood cancer, depending on the type, u need treatment urgently, there are many type of leukemia. Some need treatment right away, but some ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes and no: Most myeloma needs treatment, but some are indolent means very slow growing without causing any damage to u, after a thorough check your oncologist wi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes: You loose iron when you loose blood.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: Most of the time it can continue to get worst and constant but come and go also possible.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: I recommend to you review chemo you taking on line, but in general they can cause nausea, vomiting , but good drugs available to prevent and treat if... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Fast drop: Fast drop of your haemoglobin from your normal level
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on the reason for anemia, if low in iron u can take iron tab, likenthat many reasons and many treatment.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Many: Swollen nodes, fever, weight loss, poor apettite, fatigue, infections, night sweats, and many depending on the lymphoma complications.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Many: Swolen lymph nodes, fever, weight loss, fatigue, night sweat, poor apetite, then other issues depending on the complications due to cll.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
No: To do bone marrow transplant patient should be in good shape. If you are terminally nobody will don bone marrow transplant sonce transplant is a very... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Simple: Hair follicles grows like cancer, chemotherapy damages any cells that is constantly growing, example hair follicle, mucosa, bone marrow/ blood count.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on which type, autologous stem cell which is your own stem cell can control it for lomg time but cure is not common, (, if you respond to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Risk goes down: You do decrease your chances to get melanoma, but can still get it, especially if you have family history of melanoma. Mucosal type melanoma has no... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Yes and no: Psa is a blood test help to look for prostate cancer, but it can also be high in other benign issues related to prostate. Enlarged or swollen prostat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Worried: Skin cancer mainly melanoma is well known to spread to other part of. The body, some times other skin cancer can also do same. Either way your fath... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
No: Swollen nodes needs evaluation.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Good: It can be many years, in general, provided that no poor molecular-fish abnormalities. Stage is most likely ii, but iii if illiac nodes are abnormal ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends : It depends on the lab test, some needs to checked during fasting state, for example cholesterol.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Rare: It is not common, but if does it should resolve in few days after chemo i believe.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Can be: Bony lesions must need further work up, it can be cancer, infections, benigh.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Years: Lgl is most of the time indolent, life expectancey depends upon the manifestations and its complications for example, low wbc- cause infections. But g... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Goes down: You become anemic since not able to make normal red blood cells due to. Leukemic infiltration in bone marrow, but all depends on wht type of leukem... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depends: Depending on the stage and over all condition. It can range frim few weeks to many months.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Possible: It is possible, especially getting treatments that include steroifs.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Infection: Possible infection especially sweat glands, but if does go away next time see your doctor. A so if you r having recurrent problem u need chek up by u... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Does not: Neutropenia alone dones not cause, but associated probles do, there. Are numerous , please see your hematologist.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Must get biopsy : Must get biopsy to see what it is, see your oncologist to decide about this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Many reasons: Some times low iron without anemia can cause same symptoms such as fatigue. You need a thourough check up, since there are numerous reasons why somebo... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Depend: Generally anything they like, talk to your oncologist, make sure. Blood count is ok if patient on chemotherapy. Kidney and liver is ok, because if org... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 20 years experience
Possible: Possible, in early stages with leukemia only in bone marrow.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nair is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nair is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! The swelling went down, it was just me bumping my nose in my sleep.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so very kindly for your response. :)
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Thank you for putting my mind at ease.... was one question I forgot to ask

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ tech de santiago (utesa), esc de med, santo domingo
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013
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