Stem Cell

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Snigdha Sahai

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 23rd June 2022

According to studies, stem cell therapy may prove effective for depression. However, as of now, there is no evidence that it is effective for depression.

 

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Dr. Pradeep Mahajan
32 years of experience

Urologist

Answered on 24th January 2023

Stem cell therapy may be a viable treatment option for Type 2 diabetes, however it is not currently approved by the FDA. It is important to discuss any potential treatment options with your doctor before making a decision.

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Answered on 1st December 2022
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Snigdha Sahai

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th July 2022

The cost of stem cell therapy for avn in india starts from $1500 and can go upto $30000. 

 

Hospitals- 

  1. Tosh Hospitals
  2. Stem Cell Care India
  3. Aster Hospitals

 

Doctors-

 

  1. Dr. J V Srinivas
  2. Dr. K J Reddy

 

 

 

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th July 2022

The bone marrow transplant cost in AIIMS is significantly cheaper compared to other bone marrow transplant hospitals in India. The average cost of bone marrow transplant in India is $ 25000. 

 

Disclaimer: The cost may change depending on various factors. We are not promoting stem cell or stem cell therapy.

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Dr. Pradeep Mahajan
32 years of experience

Urologist

Answered on 31st January 2022

Yes, Stem Cell Therapy gives positive results in such a cases. Please Share patient’s details as his past medical History of illness & Reports to evaluate. Please clarify, is there any infection OR any long term medication he is on? Please do Bone Marrow Biopsy to evaluate patient properly and we can take the decision. 

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Shalini Jadhvani

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 11th October 2022
Gene TherapyStem Cell Therapy
Gene therapy is a procedure that helps replace defective genes. It is an artificial technique that introduces normal functioning genes in the place of defective genes.Stem cell treatment is a kind of regenerative medicine that helps treat various diseases. The induced stem cells heal the damaged cells or accelerate the repair response in the damaged tissue.
Types of Gene Therapy:  Somatic Gene Therapy and Germline Gene Therapy

 

Types of Stem Cells: Adult stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, embryonic stem cells and mesenchymal stem cells.

It involves introduction or modification of genes to prevent or treat a disease.It involves introduction of cells to replace or repair the damaged cells. 
This usually involves a virus vector to deliver the new gene. Some stem cells like mesenchymal stem cells can themselves act as a vector. 
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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 21st September 2022

Yes, it is hereditary and it runs in the family.

 

A person who is having parent or sibling with multiple myeloma has high chances of getting it than a person who do not have a family history for this.

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 21st September 2022

Pneumonia is most likely the cause for multiple myeloma. Except cancer there are other chronic diseases and infections which is found as a common cause of death in people with multiple myeloma.

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 21st September 2022

Multiple myeloma grows in cortical bone and bone marrow which causes generalized thinning or damage to local bone, which is known as Osteoporosis. 

 

The main cause of bone pain in multiple myeloma is due to soft spots in the bone or osteolytic lesions. On an x-ray it appears as holes. These spots in the bone are painful.

 

Any bone can be affected but most common bones which gets affected are ribs or back.

 

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 21st September 2022

ESR is raised in multiple myeloma because of the presence of abnormally high protein levels. ESR levels were raised in 65.3% cases of multiple myeloma. 

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th September 2022

Multiple myeloma cause hypercalcemia because patients have increased renal tubular calcium reabsorption and irreversible impairment in kidney function. The capacity of kidney is to clear the excess calcium load from the circulation effectively. It results in elevated serum calcium levels.

 

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th September 2022

You can live with smoldering myeloma for the following years:

No. of YearsSurvival Rate
5 Years60%
10 Years34%
15 Years20%

 

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th September 2022

In multiple myeloma you die from the infection. This infection is due to multifactorial immunodeficiency. It is caused by the disease i.e. Multiple Myeloma itself.

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Simran Kaur

Member of team ClinicSpots.

Answered on 20th September 2022

The cost of stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma is 11,000 to 13,000 USD or 8.25 to 9.75 lakhs INR approx.

 

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