Understanding Hepatitis C -- the Basics
Get the basics on hepatitis C from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Hepatitis C -- Symptoms
Get the basics on symptoms of hepatitis C from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Hepatitis -- Symptoms
WebMD experts explain the symptoms of hepatitis.
Understanding Hepatitis -- Prevention
Learn what you can do to prevent getting hepatitis from the experts at WebMD.
What the Liver Does - Topic Overview
A healthy liver performs the following functions: It regulates the composition of blood,including the amounts of sugar (glucose),protein,and fat that enter the bloodstream. It removes bilirubin,ammonia,and other toxins from the blood. (Bilirubin is a by-product of the breakdown of hemoglobin from red blood cells.) It processes most of the nutrients absorbed by the intestines during ...
Hepatitis C Treatment: Side Effects You Should Know About
Treatment for hepatitis C can help, but can have many side effects.
Hepatitis C Liver Care: Foods and Drugs to Avoid
A look at what foods and drugs you should avoid if you have hepatitis C, including common painkillers and alcoholic drinks.
When Hepatitis C Worsens
A look at the complications that can develop in the later stages of hepatitis C.
Liver Symptoms and Hepatitis C
A look at the symptoms of hepatitis C, including symptoms of liver complications such as cirrhosis.
A percutaneous liver biopsy is done by inserting a long needle between two of the right lower ribs to remove a sample of liver tissue.