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Hepatitis CDiagnosis

Just Diagnosed With Hepatitis C? Here Are Your Next Steps

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STEP #1: Make Peace with Your Anxiety. It’s Normal


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STEP #2: Write it Out


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Hepatitis C virus purified from cell cultureCharles Rice

STEP #3: Understand the Difference between Acute and Chronic HCV


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STEP #4: Talk With Your Doctor About Treatment Options


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STEP #5: Get Tested for Liver Fibrosis


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STEP #6: Update Your Vaccinations


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STEP #7: Schedule Monitoring Appointments


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STEP #8: Have ‘The Talk’ with Your Romantic Partner


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STEP #9: Set a Healthy-Habit Goal


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STEP #10: Find Your People


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STEP #11: Consider an HIV Test


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STEP #12: Stay on top of Liver Checkups


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.