Surgery is a type of treatment done by placing an incision on the body. Depending on the condition, the various surgical procedures performed are elective surgery, exploratory surgery, amputation, reconstructive surgery, transplant surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, and laser surgery.

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I want a penis enlargement surgery with a real tissue implant. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am seeking a urologist's opinion for penis enlargement procedures. There are various procedures, from injections to fat or real tissue implant options. The option that I am considering is a real tissue implant. What I am looking for is a doctor's opinion on that type of procedure and...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You provided great updates, and as penile bulking is concerned, I managed many patients who got oil as a filler, and the results were devastating as they required complete penile skin excision and new skin grafting. On the other hand, non-reactive substances such as al...  Read Full »

Is it safe for my 80-year-old father to undergo surgery to remove a painless lump in his jaw?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is aged around 80 years. He has had a painless lump on the left side of his jaw beneath his ear for three years. Last year, we got an ultrasound and FNAC done, and his doctor suggested getting the lump removed by surgery. He is taking only ayurvedic medicines. Also, he under...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed the pictures you shared (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The photograph you sent suggests a parotid gland swelling, and FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) report has not confirmed any specific dia...  Read Full »

How can the loosening of eyelids be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a big problem in terms of loosening of upper and lower eyelids. Please check the attached pictures. I have been wearing rings on my fingers which have created pressure on my eyes and l believe have led to my condition. I am extremely worried as nonverbal communication is affected a...  Read Full »

Dr. Anand Yattinamani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the pictures (attachments removed to protect patient identity) of your eyes. As I can see, there is nothing abnormal with your eyes. Cosmetically, there are some fat deposits around the upper and lower eyelids. This condition is not in need of tr...  Read Full »

CKD patient with high phosphorus content. Is dialysis required now?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is suffering from CKD for the past one year. His creatinine level is 11.05, urea is 144 and uric acid is 5.10. He has no swelling or breathlessness, but his phosphorus content is high 5.80. We have not started the dialysis at the moment. Could you please guide the right wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Krishna Somani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After seeing all the details and your father's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to ask few questions. What is his age? How is his appetite? Does he feel nauseated or vomit? Is he losing weight and feels generally unwell? With th...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have a neck dissection just by suspicion of malignancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have 4 enlarged cervical lymph nodes in my neck. Two are cystic and have calcification inside. There are also 3 small nodules on my thyroid. Two are about 2 mm and one is 6 mm. All blood and thyroid tests came back normal. Full body PET-CT showed no abnormal activity in thyroid or lymp...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common type of thyroid cancer which if detected in early stage has good prognosis. It spreads locally mostly to adjacent structures including lymph nodes. Smal...  Read Full »

Can you look into my back MRI and tell me what I should do next?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a back and related pain for five weeks. I had a discotomy 17 years ago and have had ongoing pain since, but it never lasted this long. Please could you look at the results of my MRI scan and explain to me what it means and what I should do next? My current medications include...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query with keen interest and reviewed the attached MRI report. The attached MRI report indicates that there is a degenerative disc disease. A kind of cushion between the different vertebra has started degenerating. It is coming out to cause pressure ...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary to treat fluid in brain?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is suffering from head pain since one month. She usually have head pain when she wakes up from bed, which gradually gets alright after a while. She is taking Dynapar for pain. The reports of CT scan and MRI shows everything normal. She consulted a few doctors, some suggested...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We are here to help you. I have gone through your sister's reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I understand your pain for your sister. But, your doctors are guiding you in the right way. Your sister needs surgery for the same that too shu...  Read Full »

What is the appropriate treatment course for my aunt who has been diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, My aunt has been diagnosed with stage 2A breast cancer with T2, N0, M0. Could you please recommend the appropriate course of treatment, the estimated time for recovery, and her life expectancy? Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Stage 2A is an early stage of cancer that is treatable with surgery. However, chemotherapy and radiation therapy depend on the biopsy report. Also, hormonal and targeted therapy depend on ER (estrogen receptors) and...  Read Full »

Is it safe for my 78-year-old grandfather to undergo surgery for prostate cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, My 78-year-old grandfather has been diagnosed with prostate growth, and his doctor has suggested he get his testicle removed. Also, he has prostate cancer. However, he does not have diabetes or hypertension. Is it safe for him to undergo surgery? Will he get back to normal? Kindly ad...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. If he has prostate cancer, the prostate and surrounding tissues that are affected must be removed. Therefore, your doctor has suggested a testes removal. He will recover based on his general health condition. I hope this helps. Thank you.   Read Full »

I have a calcified granuloma in my lungs with no complications. Can I have a surgery?

Query: Hi,I have a calcified granuloma in my lungs with no complications. My doctor said it was fine. But my surgeon will not proceed with a scheduled surgery without a pulmonologist clearance. Every local clinic is booked for months. Can you please help?  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. May I know your symptoms? Do you have any cough, chest pain, or weight loss? Any history of tuberculosis? Please reply to my above-asked questions so I can better guide you. I wish you good health. Thanks.  Read Full »

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