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Have habit of drinking tea oftenly. Will it affect my liver? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 02-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:good afternoon
User:I have drinking habit
User:I mean
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I drink tea 4 to 5 times a day
User:Does it affect my liver
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:Do you drink green tea as well?
User:normal tea
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:No harm in drinking it
Doctor:But consume less quantities
Doctor:Less than 30 to 40 ml per time
User:But sometime I suffer from Gastric problem
User:Does gastric problem affect my liver
Doctor:Excess tea will cause gastritis
User:In 2009 I had taken vaccination of HB
Doctor:But does not affect the liver directly
User:I had taken all 3
User:Does the immune power going to stay long time
User:I mean life time
Doctor:It will stay lifetime
User:The doctor who gave vaccination
User:said after 5 years .. have to check immune test
Doctor:It will stay lifetime
User:If the vaccination imune power is less.. then we have to give one more booster
Doctor:Booster dose would be given only if required
Doctor:Like if a close contact develops Hepatitis
User:Why HB is not popular as AIDS
Doctor:It is as popular as AIDS
User:But people are not aware of it
User:Why so negligence
Doctor:Because the incidence and prevalence and epidemiology of Hepatitis is less compared to Hepatitis
User:I didnt get ur technical words
Doctor:Can I call you to discuss about the same?
User:I have some work
User:I just asked
User:was in meeting
Doctor:We can discuss on phone when you are free
Doctor:Would that be fine with you?
User:I got to know One of my far relative was sufferiig from this
User:My brother in is lawer
User:He is used to go to there house
User:But I was aware of it
User:I forced all my family to take HB vaccin
User:Including brother in law
User:and my sister
User:I dont know why medias government negleting this
User:Even my own brother neglets
User:He have not taken any vaccine
User:He is also a software engineer
Doctor:I am sorry about it
Doctor:But we just need to take precautions about it
Doctor:Especially people at risks like Health professionals
Doctor:IV drug users
Doctor:Sexually promiscuous people
User:But I dont understand Why doctors media government negleting this ... as this is as much danger as ADIS
Doctor:It is not given much importance as it is not as XXXXXXX as AIDS
Doctor:However, wherever required caution and prevention measures have been taken up by the government
User:thanks for the imformation
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:But In both way the man is going to Die Right
User:I dont know why u consider not XXXXXXX
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:Both the ways a man will die
Doctor:However, dying from HIV AIDS is more complicated than dying from Hepatitis
Doctor:Hepatitis has better treatment options that HIV
Doctor:HIV is a global epidemic
User:I dont understand the difference dying complicatily
Doctor:It is soon going to be one of the worst disease
User:and easily
Doctor:However, Hepatitis runs a more easy course
Doctor:And Worldwide, Hepatitis is not much of a global burden than HIV
User:So negelted in india
Doctor:It is not neglected
Doctor:Preventive and treatment measures have been taken nationally
User:Then Why people are not of aware of it
Doctor:It is the duty of every healthcare professional to make people aware of it
Doctor:It is being done too
User:I dont agree what u said now
User:Are u from karnataka
Doctor:I am a native of Bangalore
User:ur name
Doctor:Here is my public profile link for your reference
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you done with the chat for now?
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:Thank you
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Is that all for now?
Doctor:Good day ahead
User:thank you
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:are u the same doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I choosed specialist
Doctor:It seems like you have moved out of the window
User:I was looking for stomach specialist
Doctor:We shall guide you on the same
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:Why u want contact number
Doctor:We shall call you soon regarding the same
Doctor:Thank you
User:Please dont call me
User:I am in office
User:I dont feel confortable to talk in office
Doctor:Please proceed with your medical concern
User:I had one more question
User:I dont take food properly
Doctor:Please tell me a bit more about it
User:Sorry I got call from health care magic
User:I sleep in the late night
User:like 2
User:get up at 9.30
User:I will have tea at 10.30
User:I go to office..
User:In office at 12 I will have tea again
User:In office I will take cup of milk and dip tea powder in that
User:I mean 90% contans milk. with tea powder
User:I dont feel like to eat breakfast
User:I will take lunch directly
User:I will have snaks again in evening
User:Does it affetc my stomach
Doctor:If you are accustomed to it, it is fine
Doctor:It is advisable to eat healthy breakfast in the mornings
User:Consider I dont take food in time .. Like skipping breakfast
User:skiping lunch
User:Does it affect my liver
Doctor:Can we chat in a while? I have to attend a emergency call now
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I need to rush
Doctor:Thank you
User:are u free now
User:r u there
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