In a recent case report, a healthy 16 year-old girl reported symptoms of nausea, joint pain, and stomach pains. She was initially treated for a urinary tract infection, but after symptoms worsened she was diagnosed with hepatitis. She had been taking 3 cups of a Chinese green tea product that she ordered over the internet daily for the past 3 months. While the product was not tested for contamination, it is possible that undeclared ingredients could have caused the liver damage.
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