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Living with Hep C: Turning Points

"Dont let a diagnosis define who you are."

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Can Hep C Be Cured?

The Hep C virus must replicate to survive. Hep C is now treated with highly effective antiviral medication that stops the replication of the virus.

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How Common Is Hepatitis C in the United States?

Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which can lead to serious liver damage and is a major cause of illness and death in the U.S., is the most common bloodborne infection.

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How Hepatitis C Progresses

Though progression of hepatitis C occurs very slowly, sometimes taking up to 30 years, it can progress much more quickly in some people. Others have the virus for years and have only minimal liver damage.

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Managing Hep C Symptoms

Hep C can be asymptomatic for many years, though the disease may be silently progressing. The most common symptoms include: extreme fatigue, pain, anxiety or depression, and digestive problems. Here are a few tips to help you manage symptoms.

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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.