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8 Things to Know About Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver


Hepatitis C can be acute or chronic


3.2 million people in U.S. have chronic hepatitis C


Most people get infected through needle sharing


The risk of it spreading through sexual contact is low


There are many ways that hepatitis C is not spread


Surviving outside the body


It is rarely passed from a pregnant woman to her baby


Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.