The Myths About Hepatitis C Which Often Believed

Hepatitis C is a chronic disease which can become quite dangerous if not handle well. Beside that, the disease is frequently don’t show any symptoms for the patient who have diagnose with hepatitis C to have early treatment.

There are few myths about hepatitis C which frequently believed by people,

    Hepatitis C patients have refrained from food
    “If there are ask about permission for eating meat? or eating ice cream? There allowed but as long as not in excessive amount,” said dr Irsan Hasan, SpPD, KGEH from Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital.

    According to him, hepatitis C patient it refrained to consume some foods. Patients can keep consume everything as long as the food have contain antioxidant which working well for human body.
    The Myths About Hepatitis C Which Often Believed
    Sexual intercourse is the main cause from Hepatitis C
    Having sex intercourse carelessly is admitted can cause hepatitis especially hepatitis C. However sex intercourse is not become the main cause for hepatitis. “There is correct, unsafety sex intercourse can cause hepatitis but the case is very small so sex intercourse is not the main reason which trigger hepatitis, said dr Irsan

    Hepatitis C can be prevent with vaccinations
    Till today, there still not vaccinations can prevent hepatitis C. According to dr Irsan, vaccinations for hepatitis is only available for hepatitis A and B. “For vaccinations C, there still not found. There are definitely have given to baby or kids,” said dr Irsan

    Hepatitis C transmitted through casual contact
    There are untrue if hepatitis C can transmit through casual contact like shake hands or holding hands. Hepatitis C is only can transmit using blood contact like blood transfusion or the usage of private tools like razor, toothbrush or other tools which probability of blood from hepatitis C get into other person blood.

    “There won’t be transmitted with used of same plate or spoon. Beside that, the risk of the transmission is quite small about 1 percen,” said dr Irsan.

    Only the napza users can have hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C is correctly can transmit through injection needle which unsterilized. That is the reason why the disease is very identically with drug or napza addict. “In youngster, there is right if the napza users susceptible for getting hepatitis C due to the used of unsterilized injection needle.,” said Prof DR Dr David Handojo Muljono SpPD, Finasim, PhD from Hepatitis Task Force.

    If getting hepatitis A infection, there would be also bring hepatitis B and C
    Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E is not meaning the level for the disease but is the sign of virus variety. The cause and symptoms is different each other. “There is only the name. There still undefined would cause hepatitis B or C,” said dr Irsan.

Don’t Delay To Check Hepatitis B In Pregnant Mom Because It Can Be Transmitted To Fetus

The biggest fear from pregnant mother is have got a disease and transmitted to her baby. One of disease which frequently haunted is hepatitis B. Is it right, hepatitis B can transmitted from mother it her fetus?

According to dr Khanisyah Erza Gumilar, SpOG, disease transmission to fetus can be happen if the pregnant mom have got hepatitis B. This transmission have occurred in 90 percents women who have positive HBeAg. HBeAg is a acronym from Hepatitis B envelope Antigen which shown us there are infectious condition or not.
Don't Delay To Check Hepatitis B In Pregnant Mom Because It Can Be Transmitted To Fetus
“If HBeAg have shown a positive result then the most ideal is re-check HBV DNA. There should be ensure the total amount of the virus. Unfortunately, this kind of examination is still constrained by fund issue. HBV DNA examination is not covered by Government Health Insurance,” said dr Khanisyah.

Beside that, the transmission to fetus is happen to pregnant mother with third trimester of hepatitis B infection. This infection is rate as acute infection which frequently appear with few special symptom like fever, the loss of appetite, nausea and yellowing skin.

“There is very clear if the risk of the transmission to fetus is quite big for pregnancy with hepatitis B,” said specialist in obstetrics and gynecology from Dr Soetomo Hospital’s fetomaternal division.

If baby have already transmitted with hepatitis B when in uterus then they still need to receive hepatitis B vaccine. However, according to dr Khaninsyah the process of infection transformation to become chronic in baby, toodle and kids below 5 years old is faster then adult.

Before, dr Irsan Hasan, SpPD, KGEH from Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital have ever explained that newborn baby is very important to receive hepatitis B vaccine. “If the mother have hepatitis B, then the baby must receive the vaccine in 12 hours after their born. Due to that, mother should known exactly her condition,” said dr Hasan

5 Benefits We Gain From Coffee

Everything which is bitter is not always should be shunned. One of the bitter thing but have a lot of fan is a coffee. From a coffee, we can gain a lot of benefits.

There are few benefits which coffee can give to us,

    Strengthen our bowel
    A research to 165 thousand Dutch People who do by Dr Cisca Wijmenga and her team from University of Groningen have found that everything we have consumed would affected to our body microbiome with bowel. The most interesting is more balance our food composition it would affected to good bacterium variety inside bowel and it is a good sign.

    There are 60 kinds of food which can influence that variety of bacterium. Tea and coffee are two kinds from that 60 food list which can influence variety of our bacterium inside bowel. Both of tea and coffee can help to keep balance inside bowel. Beside tea and coffee there are yogurt and wine.
    5 Benefits We Gain From Coffee
    Reduce the risk of bowel cancer
    From the research by Dr Gad Rennert who is Director of Clalit National Israeli Cancer Control Center at Haifa, Israel have found that consume 1 or 2 cup of coffee each day have related with the decrease of risk from colon about 26 percents. Even, more coffee we drink in one day, there can decrease the risk more.

    The decrease of the risk have reach about 50 percent after consume more thant 2.5 cups of coffee per day. However, Rennert have admitted there still not found the reason why coffee can give protection from colon cancer. He have guessed that is due by caffeine but could the antioxidant inside the coffee which release when roasting process.

    Responded on this research, Susan Gapstur from American Cancer Society have remembered that coffee is not necessarily to decrease the risk of colon cancer. So, drink coffee is not prohibited but in reasonable amount.

    Reduce the risk of prostate cancer
    The researc in Tongji University at Shanghai have stated that consume coffee about two cups a day can reduce the risk of prostate cancer about 2.5 percents. If you have prostate cancer, the risk of death have decrease about 24 percents if compare with them who don’t consume coffee.

    There believed, the effect have related with contents of the The anti-inflammatory compounds inside coffee which called cafestol and kahweol. Both of that compounds have believed can prevent the growth of cancer cell.

    Reduce the risk Multiple Schlerosis
    This found is published in Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry which is journal peer-reviewed. In the 3 March 2015 edition have revealed that people who like to drink coffee would be protected from the risk of multiple schlerosis. Casuality from this finding is not clearly confirmed but there is believed the caffeine have protection affect to human brain and spinal cord.

    Prevent osteoporosis
    For this benefit, the research have do by Seoul National University Hospital have revealed that consume two cups of coffee a day can decrease the risk of osteoporosis significantly especially for women. However, the research have reminded that consume to much coffee can remove important substance inside our body like calcium.

Don’t Underestimated Sore Throat In Your Kids, It Can Fatal

For adult, sore throat is frequently presume as light health issue. But it is quite different for baby or kids. Parents are recommended to consult with doctor.

This is said by pediatrician from Dr Soetomo Regional Hospital at Surabaya, dr. Meta Hanindita, SpA. According to the pediatrician, most of the sore throat on kids is cause by virus which can be cured himself. But there is not mean we should underestimated it.
Don't Underestimated Sore Throat In Your Kids, It Can Fatal
“In few cases, kids would throw ups and don’t want to drink or eat anything which can cause dehydration. This dehydration condition is the most dangerous issue,” said dr Meta. Beside that, dr Meta added that if the cause is bacterium then it is should be handled soon because it can cause heart disease and kidney complication.

The most important thing, when the kids have sore throat, parents should have give kids a lot of liquid or water to drink. Special for baby, keep trying to breastfed.

“Because for kids it would be very painful and they won’t have any drink or eat but this is very risky for them to have dehydration. Moreover if the throat have made kids throw ups continuously. Everything is very depending on your kids condition,” said dr Meta.

Special for sore throat which cause by bacterium infection, then it can’t be cured by itself. For that, parents is better take the kids to pediatrician to get antibacterium medicine.

This Is The Reason Why You Have Not Recommended To Consume Vegetables When Diarrhea

When you have diarrhea, there are a few food which should be avoided to prevent the diarrhea to get worse. One of those foods is a vegetable and few kinds of fruit.

“So if someone in diarrhea, there should not eat vegetable because vegetables have contain a lot of fiber. Fiber is quite fast be digested and would be taken out soon. So when you have diarrhea don’t consume to much fiber,” said Hepi Novlina a doctor from Babadan local clinic at Indramayu.
This Is The Reason Why You Have Not Recommended To Consume Vegetables When Diarrhea
Doctor Hepi is also added that fruits are also have fiber but it is depending on the fruits. Doctor Hepi have said that consume a lot of fiber is not good for someone with diarrhea. The fruits like dragon fruit should be avoided because it can make diarrhea worse. The other food with high fiber is jelly. In the principle, diarrhea is a abnormality from human body digestion. Even though, our body is need the balance and healthy food nutrition.

“Healthy in what? The foods should be hygiene. When diarrhea, our digestion process have problem and there are a lot of bacterium inside our digestion,” said doctor Hepi.

When diarrhea, there are few people have relied on chewing guava leaves. About this method, doctor Bahdar T.Johan. SpPD from Premier Bintaro Hospital have said that chewing guava leaves is not help to cure diarrhea but it is only works for condense our feces so it is more suitable for diarrhea patient first aid.

For the first aid, we can give the patient a guava leaves which have been cleaned. It must be cleaned directly or added with salt. “There is very depending on the diarrhea cause. If due to bacterium inside our digestion there is useless as long as the bacterium is not removed. Guava leaves have contain substance like attapulgite like contained inside carbon and have functioned to condense feces,” said doctor Bahdar.