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. ... to treat certain types of chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (swelling of the liver caused by a ... also used to treat certain types of chronic hepatitis C infection in adults and children 3 years of ...
  5. 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 ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... Overview of hepatitis ...
  6. ... voxilaprevir is used to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (swelling of the liver caused by a virus) in adults who have already received other HCV treatments. Sofosbuvir is a non-nucleoside NS5B polymerase ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. ... ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol) to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (swelling of the liver caused by a virus). Ombitasvir is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitor. It works by stopping ...
  9. ... ribavirin (a medication) to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (swelling of the liver caused by a ... alpha-2b works by decreasing the amount of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the body. Peginterferon alfa-2b ...
  10. ... treat a certain type of chronic (long-term) hepatitis C infection (swelling of the liver caused by a virus). Ombitasvir is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitor. It works by stopping ...
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