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Dr.Pawan Gupta

Dr.Pawan Gupta: Good afternoon, we welcome you all to the chat session on Tobacco and oral Cancer.
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Meetu, You are welcome to ask your questions
admin:
we welcome everybody for the chat
ravi:
Hello doctor
ravi:
How are you?
shruti:
Sir, what are the causes of oral cancer?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
hi
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
The most common cause of oral cancer is Tobacco
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
and other being ill fitting dentures , poor nutrition,
ravi:
which one is more harmful in Pan and Gutka
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Ravi, tobacco in both are harmful
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
tobacco has around 4000 harmful ingredients which are harmful to body
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
gutka and pan have tobacco
ravi:
Is White or red patches in the mouth
ravi:
is the symtomps of oral cancer
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
which have harmful affet on the oral mucosa, which on continous use causes some genetic changes leading to cancer
ramesh:
hello sir
ramesh:
good evening
vivek:
good evening sir
ramesh:
r u there??
ravi:
sir please answer my question
shruti:
how does one detect that he is having a cancer in mouth?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ravi, the white patch is leukoplakia and red patch we call is erythroplakia both are premalignant lesions, but there are lot many more causes of both white and red patches, so one has to diagnose by a clinician Dr.Pawan Gupta: hello everyone and good evening welcome to the chat session
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
oral cancer are detected by physical examination- white, red patches, ulcer, nodule in the mouth ravi: thank you sir
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
It may be totally painless in the beginning, byut in the advanced stage there can be other symptoms like pain , ankyloglosssia, odynaphagia,
meetu:
What does nicotine do?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ramesh , any questions?
ravi:
Sir, tell me the safe limit of number of cigarette i can smoke daily?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
nicotine causes dependency, both physical and psychological
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
RAVI,ZERO
ravi:
sir there is any mdecine to quit smoking?
meetu:
how much it is harmful nicotine?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
EVEN ONE CIGARETTE IS GOING TO BE HARMFUL
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ravi, there are various methods described to quit smoking
ramesh:
sir, is there any safe mode for smoking
Dada:
what is oncogenses?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
meetu, nicotine an important constituent in tobacco causes dependency, there are other ingredients in the tobacoo which causes harmful affects
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ramesh- NO
ravi:
tell me atleast one method for quit smoking?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Dada, oncogenes are genes in the body which on mutation causes promotion of cancer
ramesh:
now cigrate come with filter version, what is it
meetu:
skin allergy bhi hoti hai kya smoking se??
Dada:
o.k
vivek:
which is more harmfull in cigrate & tabcuu
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
there are ffour methods described to quit smoking - Cold Turkey. Gradual, Nicotine replacement therapy,anti depressant - bupropion
vivek:
these methods are effecitive
ravi:
sir,what is cold turkey?
Dr.Pawan Gupta: Ramesh, filter is only to stop some particulates from going to your lungs but does not stop the harmful affect of tobacco
meetu: sir skin allergy bhi hoti hai kya smoking se??
ravi:
is it medicne or some sort of therapy?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
meetu skin allergy , rashes can be occur
Dada:
Can I chew chicklets when i get urge to smoke
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
vivek, cigarette and tobacco both are harmful- cigarette causes more of lung, esophagus, pharyngeal, gi cervical cancer
meetu:
thanks
meetu:
what type of rashes can occur on skin?? will they be in form of pimples??
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
and chewing tobacco causes more of oral and pharyngeal/throat cancer
meetu:
what type of rashes can occur on skin?? will they be in form of pimples??
vivek:
thnx sir
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
meetu something like that
Dada:
sir,Can I chew chicklets when i get urge to smoke
ravi:
Can I chew chicklets when i get urge to smoke
vivek:
is their any method to stop those companies to produce cigrates ot other things
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
dada, ofcourse you can, you can adopt methods to stop the psychological dependency by these methods
vivek:
Goverment needs to take a strong step against all these activites
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
vivek, from where will govt get revenue
ravi:
what is cold turkey?
ravi:
is it sort of theropy
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
vivek, you are right, but we need to be more careful ourselves
ravi:
or medicine?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
cold turkey is suddenly stop taking tobacco
Dada:
sir what are the test for oral cancer
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ie is quit abruptly
vivek:
awareness is not only method to clear all those things
meetu:
Does smoking cause cancer?
ravi:
Sir if I quit suddeenly stop is there any side effect
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
dada, first a clinical examination, and biopsy from the representative site
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
meetu- YES
meetu:
Thamks
ravi:
but suddenly stop of smoking is not possible for a smoker
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ravi depends on ur dependency- there can be withdrawal symptoms
ravi:
so please tell me some medicine
meetu:
What’s new in head and neck cancer?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Ravi, you will have to get in touch with a specialist
ravi:
what type of specialist who deals in that
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
physicians or you can go to clinics who deal with addiction
ramesh:
sir, what is the correct way to come out form all these
Dada:
thanks sir
ramesh:
means, it's not so easy to give up
Dada:
sir what is ,Human Papilloma Virus?,
Dada:
This Human papilloma virus is realted to oral connection
manish:
i eat gutka
manish:
2 times day
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
raramesh, it is easy to quit smoking but you need to have a plan
manish:
is it bad for my health
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
HPV is a type of virus which causes cervical, oral, pharyngeal cancer
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
alok, welcome please ask your question
symonds:
hello sir
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
hello symonds
Alok Mukherjee:
Dr. Gupta, What are the quitting tips for persons who use tobacco products
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
manish,yes
symonds:
what is a correct age to start smoking
harbhajan:
Good after noon sir
manish:
i am not able to quit eating gutka
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
symonds correct age is 99 years
symonds:
thnx
symonds:
sir
manish:
i have pain in my legs when i donot eat gutka
harbhajan:
what is leukoplakia?
symonds:
sir, i have a pain in my chest but i never take any smoking or gutka
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
first you need to write down the advantages of quitting gutka, if you are convinced you would easily do it
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
manisa you need to try
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
manish, symonds- these are withdrawal symptoms more psychology
Dada:
sir please answer my question
harbhajan:
what is leukoplakia?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
dada please write your question
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
symonds pl consult a physician
Dada:
is ulcer is the symtomps of Oral cancer
rickeyponting:
why companies produces ghutkaa
Alok Mukherjee:
We know that all cancers (neoplastic transformations) result from changes (mutations) in genes which control cell behaviors. Can genetic errors be inherited, be caused by viruses, or develop as a result of exposure to chemicals or radiation.
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
harbhajan, leukoplakia is a premalignant lesion white patch
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Alok, all are true
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ricky to make money
rickeyponting:
who!! we take it for spending money
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
dada- ulcer can be benign or malignant, final diagnosis is by clinical exam and biopsy
ravi:
why government doesnt banned to all tobacco manufacturer?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ricky the companies want to share ur money and get rich and make you poor wealth wise and health wise
Alok Mukherjee:
Chemotherapy while able to kill cancer cells itself is currently not used as a monotherapy for oral cancers. What are the other treatments.
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
alok, surgery is the main stay, than radiation, chemotherapy can also be used
harbhajan:
How we early detect the oral cancer
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
ravi, govt and ministers also want to make money
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
harbhajan,early detection is by self examination and regular visit to clinician for oral exam. This is amust for those having risk factors
harbhajan:
Is paraesthesia is the cause of cancer
tripathi:
is there any possibilities of cancer by taking alcohol in excess daily?
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
tripathy, alcohol has carcinogenic affect, it increases the potential of tobacco in promoting cancer harbhajan: sir please answer me
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
har, parasthesiai can be a sign of cancer not cause of cancer
N Kapoor:
What kind of Naturopathy / Yoga is good to prevent cancer?
Alok Mukherjee:
Are white, red or dark patches in the mouth , symptoms of oral infection
Alok Mukherjee:
Are white, red or dark patches in the mouth , symptoms of oral infection
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
alok can occur in both infection and premalignant / malignant lesion
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
kapoor, ask a naturopath, I am a cancer surgeon
Alok Mukherjee:
If oral cancer and periodontitis is detected at an early stage, how the long-term prognosis will help to recover.
M.M.G:
This will be good that govt. should not take persons not addicted to tobacco.
Alok Mukherjee:
Are swellings, lumps or bumps on the lips, gums or other areas inside the mouth symptoms of oral cancer
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
Alok, early cancer are more curable so the prognosis is better
Dr.Pawan Gupta:
alok, can be but not necessarily
M.M.G:
How many cups of tea a normal man should take in a day?
admin:
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Alok Mukherjee:
Leukoplakia shows a similar kind of association with oral cancer, clinically recognizable localized changes in the oral mucosa . Is this fatal.
Alok Mukherjee:
Oral submucous fibrosis that is caused by areca nut chewing is also highly precancerous , does this too have adverse effect.