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Side effects of consuming alcohol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I Help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Can you provide me the details that i have asked for
User :   do you require any else information
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed with your medical Query
User :   Well basically i want to clarif on 2 issues
User :   1. how much alcohol is safe in a week,,if i consume twice in a week
Doctor :   What is that you consume and How much is that you consume
User :   generally whisky and about 200ml each time else 2 bottles of beer
User :   but generally its whisky of 200ml each time
Doctor :   200 mt is more than a quarter
User :   Yes. a little more than a quarter
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   And you take it weekl twice
Doctor :   Weekly
User :   we can take it as once a week
Doctor :   ok Still it is significantly high and at your age it can be more of habit forming
User :   as the other time is generally a pint of beer
Doctor :   and lead on to the Addiction and Tolerence
User :   ok
User :   but i feel am not addicted to it as i can stay without drinkin for a month or more
User :   and when am not able to drink i do not feel frustrated that i cannot have the drinks
Doctor :   ok
User :   so is that amount safe for the weekly drinks??
Doctor :   Yes i never said that your addicted but i just said that your have greater risk of getting addicted to the Alcohol and hence it should not be taken however the moderated levels that can be consumed
User :   ok
User :   moderated levels ??
Doctor :   2-3 Pegs or 60 ml each for over the Week have been found to have moe or beneficial effects on the body but again
User :   ok
Doctor :   these levels are basedon the studies
User :   but still is should be on the ,ower side
Doctor :   conducted in Western countries where people are more resistant to Alcohol Advrse effects
Doctor :   as far as Asian Race is concerned they are found to be more
Doctor :   affected by Alcohol Adverse effects
User :   ok
User :   how does it effect the health Dr. Raaj?
Doctor :   Firstly the Excess Alcohol will get deposited in your liver and then it would convert the normal cells to Fatty Cells
Doctor :   that is the Normal Architecture will be hampered
User :   ok
Doctor :   and following that there will be Alcohoic Cirrhosis of liver
Doctor :   and then Hepatic Encephalopathy
Doctor :   that is when most of the other organs and systems will be involved
User :   ok
Doctor :   Other systems mainly would be Renal and the Eyes And Brain which are significantly affected
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Thanks a lot Dr
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User :   No Dr.
User :   that is it.
Doctor :   You are Welcome...
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