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10 Hep C Myths and Facts

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9 Hep C Myths and Facts

Myth: Hepatitis C is a death sentence.

Myth: There is no cure for hepatitis C.

Myth: There is no test for hepatitis C.

Myth: There's a hepatitis C vaccine.

Myth: You can get hepatitis C from casual contact.

Myth: Hepatitis C is rare.

Myth: I can't get hepatitis C from sexual intercourse.

Myth: Hepatitis C always just affects the liver.

Myth: Hepatitis C only affects drug users.

Myth: I'll know if I have hepatitis C by the symptoms.

Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew Rodriguez

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Mathew Rodriguez is the associate editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro.