Skip to content

Hepatitis Health Center

Font Size
A
A
A

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?

Recommended Related to Hepatitis

Chronic Hepatitis C: The Basics

This long-lasting liver infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus. During the first 6 months, it's called acute hepatitis.  For most people who get it -- up to 80% -- the illness moves into a long-lasting stage. This is called a chronic hepatitis C infection.

Read the Chronic Hepatitis C: The Basics article > >

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?

WebMD 10 Questions

Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on July 09, 2014

Today on WebMD

Hepatitus C virus
Types, symptoms and treatments.
liver illustration
Myths and facts about this essential organ.
 
woman eating apple
What you need to know.
doctor and patient
What causes it?
 
Hepatitis C Treatment
Article
Syringes and graph illustration
Tool
 
liver illustration
Quiz
passport, pills and vaccine
Slideshow
 
Scientist looking in microscope
Slideshow
Fatty Liver Disease
Article
 
Digestive Diseases Liver Transplantation
Article
Picture Of The Liver
Image Collection