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  1. Hepatitis C Guide - What Happens

    Read about how hepatitis C unfolds.

  2. Hepatitis C Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about hepatitis C risk factors.

  3. Hepatitis C Guide - Health Tools

    An interactive tool to help with decisions about hepatitis C.

  4. Hepatitis C Guide - Exams and Tests

    Learn about exams and tests for hepatitis C.

  5. Hepatitis C - Medications

    Read about medications used to treat hepatitis C.

  6. 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

  7. Hepatitis C Guide - Cause

    Learn more about hepatitis C and how it spreads.

  8. 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

  9. 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,

  10. Hepatitis C Guide - Topic Overview

    What is hepatitis C? Learn about this virus that infects the liver.

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