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Precautions to take in BCG treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :  
My father is taking BCG treatment for mild cancer in the urinary bladder.would like to know what precautions he should take while undergoing this treatment
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
May I know his age?
User :   69
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
When was he diagnosed with this issue?
User :  
he takes alcohol quite often
User :  
it was diagnosed in january 2010
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
What was the staging?
User :   zero stage
Doctor :  
Thats really good
Doctor :  
BCG is a latest form of treatment
Doctor :  
with very few side effects
Doctor :  
hence there is no concerns
User :   ok
Doctor :  
which you should be apprehensive of
User :  
is it okay if he takes alcohol
Doctor :   It is advisable to limit it

Doctor :  
you should ask the treating doctor
Doctor :  
or you can consult our Oncologist for further guidance
User :   okay
Doctor :  
as it is a specialized query
User :  
okay
Doctor :   http://www.healthcaremagic.com/specialists/Oncologist/Dr-Anil-Thakwani/20

Doctor :   That is the link of our oncologist
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   nothing else ,thank you very much

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