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 »

Hepatitis C infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). About 1.5 of the U.S. population is infected with HCV. The following are most at risk: Patients who have been on  long-term kidney dialysis Healthcare workers or those who have  regular contact with blood Those who have unprotected sexual contact with a person who… Continue Reading »