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Living with
Hepatitis C



We know that Hepatitis C can be difficult to live with and we hope you are able to find some support and encouragment at our web site and through our other programs.
About the Illness




About the Illness

According to the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Hepatitis C is a disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). You may be at risk for hepatitis C and should contact your medical care provider for a blood test if you:

  • Were notified that you received blood from a donor who later tested positive for hepatitis C.
  • Have ever injected illegal drugs, even if you experimented a few times many years ago
  • Received a blood transfusion or solid organ transplant before July, 1992
  • Received a blood product for clotting problems produced before 1987
  • Have ever been on long-term kidney dialysis
  • Have evidence of liver disease (e.g., persistently abnormal ALT levels)
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Hepatitis Foundation International seeks to increase awareness of the worldwide problem of viral hepatitis and to educate the public and healthcare providers about its prevention, diagnostisis, and treatment.


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