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.
Viral hepatitis, such as hepatitis C (HCV), hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis A (HAV), is diagnosed by your symptoms, a physical exam, and blood tests. Someties imaging studies such as a sonogram or CAT scan and a liver biopsy are also used.
Hepatitis: Who's at Risk?
For hepatitis C, the CDC recommends that you have a blood test if any of the following is true:
You have received an organ transplant or transfusion in the past.
You have been notified that you received blood or an...