Last Updated on June 4, 2020 by Shuvani Sanyal, MD
Basic info about Hepatitis:
- An overview of hep A, B & C prevalence, general symptoms, treatment options, and diagnostic tests available.
- A closer look at Hepatitis (A, B, & C) – Why it’s more infectious than HIV – Causes, symptoms, treatment, and expectations.
- A comparison of Hep A, B, & C – the three most common forms of the viral liver disease – transmitted both sexually and non-sexually and the differences between the three infections.
Hep-C / HCV-Specific Information:
- Information on some of the signs and symptoms of hepatitis C, how the disease progresses and how often hep-C become chronic and/or stabilizes.
- Detailed descriptions of the types of tests used to diagnose hepatitis C and the tests used to evaluate liver damage, if any, once diagnosed.
- From taking medication to taking care of your liver; tips on how to live with an HCV infection.
- Detailing high to low risk activities when considering hepatitis transmission risk for hep-C – from sharing injection equip. to sexual contact and activity.
- A post profiling the similarities and differences of HIV & the hepatitis C virus (HCV) – two viruses that share many of the same characteristics.
Hep-B / HBV-Specific Information:
- A detailed look at hepatitis B, its prevalence, symptoms, and how it is transmitted and risk, along with testing and diagnosis for HBV.
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