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Hepatitis C

Love, Sex, and Hepatitis C

"Although the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis C through unprotected sexual intercourse is low, it is still possible," writes Lucinda Porter, R.N.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate
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Hepatitis C

Testing Positive for Hepatitis C -- Now What?

Testing positive for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) may be scary, but now you have information that can improve your health and well-being.

By Heather Lusk and Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate
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La Vida con HIV

¿Corre Usted Riesgo de Contraer Hepatitis C?

Este artículo está diseñado para ayudarle a conservar la salud por informarle sobre aquellos aspectos que pueden ponerle en peligro de contraer la hepatitis C. Evitar las situaciones que se exponen a continuación puede reducir en gran medida el riesg...

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate
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La Vida con HIV

Ayuda con Medicamentos

Los medicamentos para tratar la hepatitis C son caros. Pero hay un par de opciones para las personas que no pueden pagar el tratamiento del VHC.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate
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Hepatitis C

After Battle With Hemophilia, HIV and Hepatitis C, Two of Them Are No Longer a Problem

Having lived through the plague years of HIV as a hemophiliac, it wasn't until the late 2000s that Andrew even knew he had hepatitis C. Now, after battling all three for some time, he's healthier than ever.

By Andrew for HCV Advocate
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Hepatitis C

I Had to Fight Hep C, Even Though I Don't Know How I Got It

Looking back over ten years of infection with hepatitis C, Carol can't believe she's still as well as she is -- and she still doesn't know how she got hep C!

By Carol for HCV Advocate