How Do I Treat & Prevent Hepatitis C Video

February 9th, 2011  |  Published in Hepatitis Videos

How Do I Treat & Prevent Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C Video:

How is hepatitis C treated?

While there is no cure for hepatitis C, hepatitis C treatment involves various combinations of medications that you can take by mouth or injection.  Treatment usually extends over a long period of time following the liver’s response to the medications.

How can one test for hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C testing involves a blood test that is sent to the laboratory.

What are the health implications of hepatitis C?

The complications of untreated hepatitis C include

  • Liver cancer, more commonly
  • Liver failure, or
  • Cirrhosis of the liver.

How can hepatitis C be prevented?

Hepatitis C can be prevented by:

  • Not share needles
  • Using protection during sexual intercourse
  • Not sharing personal articles, such as razors and toothbrushes.
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