Hepatitis C is a contagious infection that causes inflammation of the liver tissue. Over time Hepatitis C can cause severe damage to the liver. There are often few early signs of Hepatitis C infection: often patients are unaware of their infection until years later when liver damage is evident in medical tests. Learn more about… Continue Reading »

There are existing treatments for Hepatitis C. Because the infection may be mild, treatment is not always necessary. Individuals with slight liver abnormalities may require only follow-up blood tests to monitor the liver function. In fact, approximately 10% to 25% of individuals will clear the Hepatitis C virus from their bodies with no or little… Continue Reading »

What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is an infection that targets the liver. The term “hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver; there are several strains of hepatitis that infect the liver. Generally considered one of the most serious of the hepatitis virus, Hepatitis C is a contagious infection that leads to long-term damage. Although Hepatitis… Continue Reading »