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    Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Hepatitis C

    Take this list of questions with you when you see your doctor. It will help you get the information you need to manage your hepatitis C.  You might want a family member or friend to go with you to take notes.

    1. What kinds of tests will I need?

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    2. Are there any medications that might help?

    3. How do I know when I should call the doctor?

    4. How much exercise can I get and is it all right to have sex?

    5. What drugs should I avoid?

    6. What can I do to prevent the disease from getting worse?

    7. How can I avoid spreading hepatitis C to others?

    8. Are my family members at risk for hepatitis C?

    9. Should I be vaccinated against other types of hepatitis?

    10. How will you keep tabs on the condition of my liver?

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    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on July 09, 2014

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