Hepatitis C

What is hepatitis C?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured or infected. Inflammation can damage organs.

There are different types of hepatitis. One type, hepatitis C, is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness.

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  1. Hepatitis C (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hepatitis C? Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is swelling that happens when tissues of the body are injured ... There are different types of hepatitis. One type, hepatitis C, is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). ...
  2. Hepatitis C in children is inflammation of tissue of the liver. It occurs due to infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Other common hepatitis virus infections include ...
  3. Hepatitis C is a viral disease that leads to swelling (inflammation) of the liver. Other types of viral ... Hepatitis C infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). You can catch hepatitis C if the ...
  4. Hepatitis C Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Hepatitis C/Patient Handouts ... Hepatitis C ... Hepatitis C/Start Here ... Hepatitis C ... Overview of hepatitis C, an infection that causes liver inflammation and damage. ...
  5. HCV and Rheumatic Disease (American College of Rheumatology)  
    Infectious Arthritis/Specifics ... Infectious Arthritis ... Hepatitis C/Related Issues ... Hepatitis C ... American College of Rheumatology ... Information about HCV-related rheumatic ...
  6. Hepatitis C Testing (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Hepatitis Testing/Learn More ... Hepatitis Testing ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is detected with a blood test. ...
  7. Hepatitis C/Children ... Hepatitis C ... American Academy of Pediatrics
  8. Hepatitis C and Dietary Supplements From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... of dietary supplements like milk thistle (silymarin) for hepatitis C, plus resources for more information.
  9. Complementary and Integrated Medicine for Hepatitis C (Department of Veterans Affairs)  
    hcv, alternative, herbs, hepatitis c, milk thistle, SNMC, CH100, acupuncture, yoga, Qi Gong
  10. Hepatitis C: Treatment (Department of Veterans Affairs)  
    treatment, drugs, hepatitis C, medicine
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