Hepatitis C Guide - Prevention
There is no vaccine to prevent hepatitis C, but you can reduce your risk of becoming infected if:You do not share needles to inject drugs. If you are injecting drugs, the best way to protect yourself is by not sharing needles or other equipment (such as c
Hepatitis C Guide - What Increases Your Risk
Learn about hepatitis C risk factors.
Hepatitis C Guide - Health Tools
An interactive tool to help with decisions about hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C Virus Tests
Hepatitis C virus tests detect substances in the blood that indicate a hepatitis infection is active, chronic, or has occurred in the past. The tests detect proteins (antibodies) or genetic material (DNA or RNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis.
Hepatitis Panel - Topic Overview
A hepatitis panel is a blood test used to find antigens, antibodies, or the genetic material (DNA or RNA) of the viruses that cause hepatitis. Hepatitis causes inflammation of the liver.Your doctor may order a hepatitis panel if you have symptoms of hepatitis. Symptoms of hepatitis include fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, yellowing of your eyes or skin (jaundice), dark yellow urine, and feeling ..
Hepatitis C Guide - Topic Overview
What is hepatitis C? Learn about this virus that infects the liver.
Hepatitis C Guide - What Happens
Read about how hepatitis C unfolds.
Hepatitis C Guide - Surgery
If chronic hepatitis C damages your liver so severely that it no longer works well, you may need a liver transplant to extend your life.
Hepatitis C Guide - Other Treatment
Some people seek out complementary medicines or alternative ways to treat their hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C Guide - Exams and Tests
Learn about exams and tests for hepatitis C.