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Hepatitis C

9 Ways Hepatitis C Affects Your Body

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What Exactly Is Hepatitis C?


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Acute Versus Chronic Hepatitis C


healthy liver
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How a Healthy Liver Works


cirrhosis
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How Hepatitis C Damages the Liver


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You Feel Fatigued


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You’re Confused


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Bleeding in the Digestive Tract


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Your Gut Is Swollen


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You Have Trouble Absorbing Nutrients


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You Bleed Easily


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Your Skin and Eyes Are Yellow


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You Have Dry Eyes and Cotton Mouth


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Your Blood Sugar Is High


Amy Marturana Winderl

Amy Marturana Winderl

@amymarturana

Amy is a freelance journalist and certified personal trainer. She covers a wide range of health topics, including fitness, health conditions, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, nutrition, and more. Her work has appeared on SELF, Bicycling, Health, and other publications. When she's not busy writing or editing, you can find her hiking, cooking, running, or lounging on the couch watching the latest true crime show on Netflix.