Hepatitis C Guide - What Increases Your Risk
Learn about hepatitis C risk factors.
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 - Other Treatment
Some people seek out complementary medicines or alternative ways to treat their hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C - Treatment Overview
Being diagnosed with hepatitis C can change your life. You may feel angry or depressed about having to live with a long - term (chronic), serious disease. You may have a hard time knowing how to tell other people that you have the virus. It can be helpful
Hepatitis C Guide - Symptoms
Learn about the two forms of hepatitis C and their symptoms.
Medical History for Hepatitis C - Topic Overview
Your doctor may ask questions about your general health and lifestyle. You may feel uncomfortable answering some of these questions. But truthful answers are important to help your doctor determine whether you have or are at risk for hepatitis C infection.What are your symptoms, and how long have you had them?Do you now or did you ever share needles when injecting drugs?Do you come in contact with blood or used needles in your work?Do you live with anyone who is known to have hepatitis C?Did you ever or are you currently having your blood filtered by a machine (hemodialysis)?Do you have a blood-clotting disorder, such as hemophilia, and did you receive clotting factor concentrates before 1987? Since 1987, clotting factor concentrates have been treated to kill hepatitis C viruses (HCV). So this now is rarely a source of HCV infection.Have you ever received blood, blood products, or a solid organ (kidney, liver, or pancreas) from a donor? In 1992, screening of all blood, blood products,
Hepatitis C Guide - Cause
Learn more about hepatitis C and how it spreads.
Hepatitis C Guide - Exams and Tests
Learn about exams and tests for hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C Guide - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when you should call a doctor about hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C Guide - Topic Overview
What is hepatitis C? Learn about this virus that infects the liver.