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.
When William Yarbrough of North Carolina learned 14 years ago that he had hep C, he told his wife as soon as he got home from the doctor's office.
“My wife and I would be approaching this experience together, and since we have no secrets, the sooner I involved her, the better,” says Yarbrough, a member of the American Liver Foundation’s National Patient Advisory Committee.
He took this approach because when you have hepatitis C, there’s a chance you can spread the disease during sex. So it's best...