Hepatitis C

  1. How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?

    How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?
    So you have had unprotected sex and now you are worried about being exposed to STDs. Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they have had unprotected sex. However, which tests, and when mainly depends on their personal risk factors. Oftentimes screening is not necessary. But if it is recommended, and...
  2. Incubation Period of STDs

    Incubation Period of STDs: When Do Symptoms Show And How, When You Can Get Tested How soon should you get yourself screened for an STI after you have had unprotected sex? Are you wondering about this too? There are around 20 million new Sexually Transmitted Infections and diseases every year, and half of the Americans come across a sexually transmitted...
  3. Teens Invented Condoms that can Detect STDs

    Three students, ages 13-14 years old, of Newton Academy in London invent color-changing condoms to warn of STDs. Their proposal won them the top prize in the UK 's TeenTech Awards in 2015. The concept sounds creative and could be a game-changer in STDs detection, but as of today it is still a concept and with the current technology, it's...
  4. Know The Dangers Of Hepatitis C

    One of the most dangerous diseases that can affect the liver is Hepatitis C. It is an infection that is caused by the Hepatitis C virus. It may be a temporary condition that lasts for several weeks to a few months, to a permanent medical condition. There are two types of Hepatitis C infection. The acute Hepatitis C, which is...
  5. Diagnosing Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C virus transmits quite easily by means of injection medication use most especially when people share sharp needles. There is a debate in the literature over whether or not it is able to spread due to sexual contact, but the common consensus is the fact that sexual transmission is not a formidable method of transmission. There is absolutely no doubt, however, that heavy or recurring percutaneous subjection to contaminated blood is regarded as the powerful way of hepatitis C transmission. About 85% of acute hepatitis C conditions, and also occurrences of chronic infection, are asymptomatic. In situations where there are signs or symptoms...
  6. Options For A Hepatitis C Test

    Due to the fact that a lot of people don't manifest signs or symptoms, it's typical for anyone to have hepatitis C for ten years or more before it is clinically diagnosed. Plenty of people don't discover that they have the infection until they are tested for other sorts of reason, for instance when donating blood. Hepatitis C tests are utilized to analyze the condition of someone who: Are medical care personnel who may have been exposed to hepatitis C via a needle or some other contact with blood or bodily fluids Has...
  7. Alcohol and Hepatitis

    Wine, rice wine, beer, and spirits. It's been cultivated for thousands of years and has caused millions of alcoholics. Alcohol is one of the oldest, and most commonly abused substances in the world. It is a poison that affects liver function, even if you don't have Hepatitis C. Excessive alcohol and Hepatitis C use can cause cirrhosis of the liver...
  8. What Needs To Be Done If You Have Hepatitis C?

    With the number of diseases that threaten our health these days, a lot of people are clueless as to how they can protect themselves and their loved ones from the many harm and destruction that can come forth. One of these terrifying medical problems that we are faced with today is known as Hepatitis C. How Hepatitis C is spread...
  9. Aids And Hepatitis C

    First, let’s look at the two Aids is a virus and so is Hepatitis C however, they are different viruses. Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The hepatitis c is caused by HCV. Treatments Of Each HCV is treated with some medications such as interferon, ribavirin, and sometimes telaprevir or boceprevir depending on which...
  10. Children And Hepatitis C Virus

    Hepatitis C Virus can cause chronic liver infection, disease, and even death. It can also bring on several rheumatic disorders that cause pain in joints, muscles, and connective tissues. How Can I Tell If My Child Has Symptoms Of Hepatitis C? Many times there are no symptoms and with babies, it is especially hard to tell since they cannot yet...

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