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Treatment for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Cancer(Leukemia)
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User :   My mother has been detected with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.pls suggest which doctor to consult?
Doctor :   hi.
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   when was the diagnosis made for your mother?
User :   pls suggest whom to consult
Doctor :   what symptoms does she have at present?
User :   Only yesterday
User :   Extreme pain in abdomen and back
Doctor :   ok. the Oncologist consultation would be better
Doctor :   is she on any medication/chemotherapy?
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   visit this link to consult with our panel oncologist
User :   I stay in XXX
Doctor :   who specializes in treating Cancer & Blood Disorders
User :   My doctor has suggested to see a Haematologist
User :   what do you say?
Doctor :   visit this link for locating a oncologist in XXX
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is a type of cancer
Doctor :   and oncologists are trained to handle cancers and blood cancers, hence I suggested you to meet oncologist
Doctor :   Lymphomas are types of cancer that are derived from lymphocytes, which are a type of white blood cell.
User :   thank you so much for the thind i would like to add is do you suggest any medicine to releif the pain?
Doctor :   you can read up more about Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and its progression and treatment options in this link. WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   the pain can be managed temporarily with painkillers like Dolo 650mg 2-3 times a day
Doctor :   but teh adequate relief will happen only
Doctor :   when the appropriate treatment is started for the control of the cancer
Doctor :   and teh treatment options include combinations of chemotherapy, monoclonal antibodies, immunotherapy, radiation, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for the relief from symptoms and control of progression.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes doctor
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   at the moment No...Thanks again
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