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Where can you get support for hepatitis C?

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Friends and family can be a big help in giving you the emotional backing you need while you manage the disease. But you may also want to think about joining a support group. You'll meet people there who are going through the same things you are. Ask your doctor how to find one in your area. Take care in finding a group that's right for you. If you find the conversation tends to break down into trading scary stories, it might not be a place that's going to give you the support you need. Feel free to switch to one that's got a more positive vibe.

SOURCES: Thelma King Thiel, chair and CEO, Hepatitis Foundation International. American Gastroenterological Association. CDC. Hepatitis Foundation International. HCV Advocate. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.





Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on April 15, 2019

SOURCES: Thelma King Thiel, chair and CEO, Hepatitis Foundation International. American Gastroenterological Association. CDC. Hepatitis Foundation International. HCV Advocate. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.





Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on April 15, 2019

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