hepatitis c

  1. What is hepatitis C

    What is hepatitis C
    Hepatitis C or Hep C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the community, infected carriers refer to it as the sleeping dragon, because of its high potential to prove fatal, even years after the primary infection. Hepatitis C can last for a few weeks to months or transform into a chronic and fatal illness. Acute hepatitis C refers to a new infection that usually lasts for 6 months. Acute hepatitis C will most probably be asymptomatic. Early detection by testing could be lifesaving. → Continue reading

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