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Drinking plenty of water is crucial for the health of your blood circulation. Apart from the vascular surgical intervention for treating vein problems like varicose veins and more, the doctor advises staying well hydrated throughout the day. Drinking plenty of water helps with the swelling around the ankles by balancing out the electrolytes in the body.

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I drank water obtained from a borewell present in the underground sump. Should I be concerned about hepatitis or typhoid?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a water purifier for drinking water. But I drank tap water a few days back without my knowledge as the tap was near the tap attached with a water purifier. The water comes from the underground sump attached to a borewell and drinking water provided in our locality. I am concerned a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The groundwater sources can be contaminated with germs, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and chemicals, like fertilizers and pesticides. The diseases that you are at risk with groundwater transmission are bacterial gastroenteritis (due to escherichia coli, shigella, ...  Read Full »

What is raw water and how is it different from other types of water?

Query: Hello doctor, What is raw water and how is it different from the tap, spring, and other types of water? What are the perceived benefits and dangers of drinking raw water? When did this fad start? Have you ever seen a patient getting sick by drinking raw water?  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Raw water consumption has become quite a thing recently, particularly in certain parts of the united states and among people depending on or advocating alternative or herbal medicine. It is unprocessed and totally natural water so it is high in salt contents and other c...  Read Full »

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