The Hepatitis C infection has two types:

acute Hepatitis C and chronic Hepatitis C 

 

 

Symptoms 

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Pains
  • Nausea
  • Stomach or Abdominal Pains
  • Weird-colored urine and stool 

Transmission 

There are different ways to transmit Hepatitis C. Here are the most common ways: 

  • Having unprotected sex (anal, oral, and vaginal) with a Hepatitis C-infected person
  • Sharing of used syringes, needles, and other drug paraphernalia
  • Infected pregnant female to her child upon delivery
  • Using contaminated/unsterilized medical instruments 

Testing

Hepatitis C testing is very importantly done as soon possible. You can either go to a medical facility to get tested or use a rapid Hepatitis C test kit for hassle-free, accurate, fast and convenient testing.