Hepatitis

How to Care for a Loved One with Hep C

Living with hepatitis C can be challenging. Support can help your loved one through the tough times. Here is how you can help.

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Hepatitis C Terms to Know

An antibody is a substance found in the blood that the body produces in response to a virus. If someone has an antibody blood test done to detect hepatitis C, the test is identifying if a person has antibodies to the virus, which would indicate that ...

By Allison Tsai

Stopping the Spread of Hepatitis C

Covering cuts and blisters prevents other people from coming into contact with your blood. Though risk of hepatitis C transmission in a household is near zero, it’s still good to take precautions.

By Allison Tsai

A Hepatitis C Timeline

Scientists believe that the different subtypes of hepatitis C (HCV) originated around 200 years ago and that the six main genotypes of HCV have a common ancestor that dates back 400 years ago. But HCV likely evolved over hundreds of thousands of year...

By Allison Tsai

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On July 28, patients and advocates around the world will mark World Hepatitis Day. Almost 400 million people are infected with the Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C virus. Though they are different viruses, both can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and live...

By Nirah Johnson

Why Hepatitis C Makes You Feel Tired (and What to Do About It)

There are many symptoms of Hepatitis C, including pain, anxiety, digestive issues and, of course, extreme fatigue. Unfortunately (and perhaps surprisingly), although we know that fatigue is a common Hep C symptom, we don’t really know why. One theory ...

By Martin Reed

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