Hepatitis C is a viral disease that leads to swelling (inflammation) of the liver.
Other types of viral hepatitis include: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis D.
Hepatitis C infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
You can catch hepatitis C if the blood of someone who has hepatitis C enters your body. Exposure may occur: after a needle stick or sharps injury; if blood from someone who has hepatitis C contacts a cut on your skin or contacts your eyes or mouth.
“The two rounds of combined therapy were hard. I was very reluctant to take up the new meds, I thought to myself, “I can’t go through this again”. With the help of the patient advocate and information’s that the whole team gave me I finally went for it. All it took was 6 weeks. Then I called up my doctor. He said “it’s gone”. No depression, no feeling like crap for a year, none of those. Just like that. Now I hear that thanks to the new drugs Hep C is going to be the second illness to be eradicated-EVER. I’m happy I went for it. I feel more alive, full of energy and even have an occasional drink or two. Things are moving up…”
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