February 9th, 2011 | Published in Hepatitis Videos
How Do I Treat & Prevent Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbKNvAdAwe4
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.