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 C: Diet and Exercise
WebMD explains hepatitis C and diet, exercise, and alcohol use.
Coping With Hepatitis C
Maintaining honesty with partners, family, and friends about your condition is key to coping with hepatitis C. WebMD tells you why.
Protecting Others From Hepatitis C
WebMD explains how hepatitis C is passed and what to do to protect loved ones from contracting the 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.
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 ..
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 and Spleen Scan
A liver and spleen scan is a nuclear scanning test that is done to check the liver and spleen for disease.
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.
The Connection Between Hepatitis C and Autoimmune Disorders
WebMD provides answers to questions about how hepatitis C infection can lead to autoimmune hepatitis.