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Symptoms Of Hepatitis C Infection

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symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning Read more »

Artipla Meds for Co-Infection Patient

I am planning on starting my treatment and am concerned about my liver and want to make sure that I... Read more »

reoccurance of hep c

i was on the treatment for hep c 3 years ago and it was successfull. However i am getting the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

..."Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial and viral infections can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver;... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms of hepatitis C? What is chronic hepatitis C? How is hepatitis C diagnosed? How is hepatitis C treated?... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications), or poisons can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see Fact Sheet... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...would delay production of antibodies. So is this correct or do I seriously need to find a new doctor that can treat a yeast infection that has been going on for 2.5 months now and is making me absolutely crazy. By the way I know that Hep C is... Read more »

Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...her earrings which, for a strange reason, her body has been rejecting lately. This was after the sixth week after possible infection and it was the one behind the ear, which lasted like 4 or 5 days aching, but with a really small inflammation... Read more »

HIV and Hep C co-infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at 3 months but Read more »