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Dr. Himabindu SreenivasuluMBBS · 1 years of expThe management of hepatitis C involves a comprehensive approach aimed at controlling the infection, preventingRead more  Your question will be posted publicly as anonymous user.Disclaimer: Opinions are from external health professionals and should not be considered as Microsoft's opinion or a substitute for professional help. Consult a health professional for medical advice.Was this helpful?See moreStart Health
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  • Hepatitis CAlso known as: hep C, HCVContent medically reviewed byDr. Karthikeya T MMD, Internal MedicineView full profile onLinkedIn
    A viral infection that causes inflammation of liver that leads to liver inflammation.Common (More than 200,000 cases per year in US)Treatable by a medical professionalOften requires lab test or imagingCan last several months or yearsTransmitted through blood contactWhat are the symptoms?Which specialist should you see?What are the causes?How is this diagnosed?Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice. Learn moreWas this helpful?See more
  • People also askIs hepatitis C a disease?Hepatitis C is a disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis C virus is one of many different viruses that can infect the liver. It lives in liver tissue and blood and can cause severe scarring and damage to the liver. This can have long-lasting health effects. About 80% of people infected with hepatitis C develop chronic (long-lasting) infection.Hepatitis C fact sheet - NSW Healthwww.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/Hepat…What does hepatitis C do to someone?

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