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Diet and treatment for Hepatitis B - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   I have hepatitis b and i have got treatment in Manipal Hospital in Bangalore in Grastroenterology for free of cost by medicine name interferon alfa 2b injections
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   in the year 2004 but there is no cure with this medicine
Doctor :   Have you had any recent Blood tests or serum titers that you have done
User :   yes
User :   only test of positive or negative
User :   but it is still positive
User :   and my blood has taken time of 25 minutes to clout
Doctor :   HbS Ag you mean is positive
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   The antibody titers if you have done like the serum Ig A & G
User :   i have done only positive or negative test after doing this test i found it is positive
Doctor :   How long did you take the Interferon for?
User :   60 injections alternatest
User :   sorry
User :   60 injections alternate days
Doctor :   Any liver profile tests that you have done? Recently
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   They are essential since you have been
Doctor :   having this since 2004 and the HbSAg is still +ve
User :   yes positive doctor actually howmuch time it takes to clout blood sample
Doctor :   There is a state called Chronic carrier
Doctor :   Normal clotting time should be 3-5 min.
User :   just before 20 days it takes time to clout my blood sample 25 minutes
User :   so what should i do to become thick my blood
Doctor :   so i would like to know the liver profile since it will tell me the pathology that is happening inside the liver.
Doctor :   Liver Profile to rule out any liver pathology that could have led to this state.
Doctor :   Majority of patients will remain asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, abnormal blood tests being the only manifestation.
User :   so i am thinking to consult wit kidvoi cancer hospital for checkups
Doctor :   This is Chronic carrier state which is what i could suspect in you
Doctor :   WE could arrange for an appointment for you if you require so
Doctor :   Please confim these
User :   yes
User :   i am a poor fellow doctor what sould i do at present i am in bangalore
Doctor :   can you tell us from which place in bangalore you are chatting
User :   airport road
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   hal airport
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   so doctor what should i do to getback my blood thickness
Doctor :   It will be essential for us to know the liver values before we can helpyou further
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this and tell me when done
Doctor :   How ever if by and large
Doctor :   all the other values are normal
Doctor :   from your liver profile then there as
Doctor :   nothing for you to be worried about since you will be only a chronic carrier
Doctor :   and need to bring a few life style changes nothing else
User :   what kind of changes
User :   i have smoking habit is there any problem to my liver by smoking
Doctor :   The diet that you need to reduce the fatty items and no0nvegetarian diet should be restricted to once a week
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any alcohol that you consume
User :   no habit
User :   i have smoking habit
Doctor :   Smoking will not affect directly the liver but since it has a lot of associated adverse effects it would be advisable to Quit
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Lung cancer is the most direct effect that you will have..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   by this hebatitis what kind of cancers may be come doctor
User :   hepatitis b
Doctor :   Long standing progressive cases have a chance to develop Liver cancer
Doctor :   Very minimal though
User :   is there any government hospitals in bangalore to checkup further tests of my liver
Doctor :   Sure we will get back to you with all the relevant details.
User :   thank u doctor
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