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Hepatitis C. What? Should I get tested?

Hepatitis C is a virus infecting the liver.   It may cause serious liver damage or even death. How do you get it?  It is spread by exposure to hepatitis C (HCV) infected blood or body fluids.  High-risk patients are those … Continue reading

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Did you know that DEATHS from hepatitis C are now more common in the US than HIV?

As a result of this finding, the Centers for Diseases Control (CDC ) is launching a “No More Hepatitis” campaign with screening recommendations.  Currently, the CDC  suggests hepatitis labs for patient who ever injected illegal drugs, received clotting factors made … Continue reading

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Want more information on hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C  is a virus that may cause long-standing liver disease.  It is spread through the blood of a person with hepatitis C.  You can’t get it through casual contact—hugging, sharing utensils/drinking glasses, kissing, using public restrooms, sneezing, coughing or … Continue reading

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