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Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a disease that causes inflammation and infection in the liver. Symptoms of chronic cases may not be obvious at first, whereas acute hepatitis C sets in quickly after exposure to the virus. More »
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Hepatitis C is not contagious like the common cold. It is transmitted through the blood of an infected person to a healthy person.


Dec 30, 2015 ... Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The disease can be passed from person to person. Hepatitis C ...


Hepatitis C is usually spread when blood from a person infected with the Hepatitis C virus enters the body of ...


Sep 1, 2016 ... WebMD explains how hepatitis C is passed and what to do to protect loved ones from contracting the disease.


Hepatitis C is believed to be transmitted only by blood. However, unlike many other blood borne viruses (like HIV) virtually any source of blood or blood products ...


Jul 30, 2016 ... Hepatitis B (HBV) is 50 to 100 times easier to transmit sexually than HIV ( the ... Hepatitis C (HCV) is spread through contact with an infected ...


Jul 30, 2007 ... Learn how likely it is to sexually transmit the Hepatitis C virus, as well as what are considered to be high risk sexual transmission factors.


A review of issues related to hepatitis C virus transmission, from the VA National Hepatitis C website.


HCV can also be transmitted sexually and can be passed from an infected mother to her baby; however these modes of transmission are much less common.