What is Hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C is a common STD that can infect men and women. Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver from the Hepatitis C virus. Most Hepatitis C infections are chronic, although 20% of individuals can somehow rid themselves of the disease without treatment.
How is Hepatitis C spread?
Hepatitis C can be spread via oral, anal, and vaginal sexual intercourse or by sharing needles or exposing one’s self to infected blood.
Am I at risk for Hepatitis C?
Anyone who shares or reuses needles, syringes or any other equipment to prepare and inject drugs, or anyone who has rough sex with multiple partners.
What are the symptoms of Hepatitis C?
|Yellow skin||Yellow eyes|
|Not wanting to eat||Upset stomach|
|Throwing up||Dark urine|
|Grey-colored stool||Joint pain|
What is the testing window for Hepatitis C?
The testing window for Hepatitis C is 4-12 weeks.