Effects of Hepatitis C on the Body Directory

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation. It spreads through contact with blood. Most people infected with hep C have no symptoms or mild ones. They do not realize they are infected. For those who have symptoms, fatigue is a common complaint. With treatment, most can be cured. Untreated hep C can lead to liver damage, liver cancer, and even death. Those who develop chronic hep C may see hep C in other parts of their body. Although not as common, the condition may cause weight loss, jaundice (yellow eyes), anemia, and intestinal problems. Follow these links to find WebMD's coverage on the effects of hepatitis C on the body, treatments, and more.

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