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What should you do if you find out you have hepatitis C?

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If you get tested and find out you have hepatitis C, tell your sex partner(s) and anyone else who may have been exposed to your blood, including through drug use.

From: Can I Get Hepatitis C From Sex? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Liver Foundation: "Hep C 1-2-3: Who Is at Risk for Hepatitis C?"

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology: "Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers."

CDC: "Hepatitis B and Sexual Health."

CDC: "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public."

Jeff Crippin, MD, professor of medicine and medical director, liver transplantation, Washington University School of Medicine.

David K. Wong, MD, clinical director, Francis Family Liver Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital.

Terrault, N. , March 2013. Hepatology

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: "Hepatitis C: Telling Others and Finding Support."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 6, 2018

SOURCES:

American Liver Foundation: "Hep C 1-2-3: Who Is at Risk for Hepatitis C?"

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology: "Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers."

CDC: "Hepatitis B and Sexual Health."

CDC: "Hepatitis C FAQs for the Public."

Jeff Crippin, MD, professor of medicine and medical director, liver transplantation, Washington University School of Medicine.

David K. Wong, MD, clinical director, Francis Family Liver Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital.

Terrault, N. , March 2013. Hepatology

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: "Hepatitis C: Telling Others and Finding Support."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 6, 2018

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