Protecting Others From Hepatitis C
WebMD explains how hepatitis C is passed and what to do to protect loved ones from contracting the disease.
Hepatitis C: Diet and Exercise
WebMD explains hepatitis C and diet, exercise, and alcohol use.
Tips to Help You Manage Hepatitis C
It's important for people with hepatitis C to take control of their health. WebMD offers tips for managing the disease.
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 ..
Liver Function Tests
These blood tests are used to determine whether your liver is damaged or inflamed. Although these tests help your doctor evaluate how well your liver is working, they do not confirm hepatitis C.Tests that assess liver functionYour doctor may do tests to measure your levels of certain chemicals produced by the liver. These tests can help your doctor know how well your liver is working. Tests may ..
Liver and Spleen Scan
A liver and spleen scan is a nuclear scanning test that is done to check the liver and spleen for disease.
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.
The Connection Between Hepatitis C and Autoimmune Disorders
WebMD provides answers to questions about how hepatitis C infection can lead to autoimmune hepatitis.
Hepatitis and Sex: Frequently Asked Questions
WebMD answers questions about viral hepatitis and your sex life.
Hepatitis C and Other Health Conditions
WebMD looks at how patients who have HIV, hemophilia, kidney disease, diabetes, and/or another form of hepatitis may be predisposed to infection with the hepatitis C virus.