Hepatitis C is primarily a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus and this disease is contagious and can be passed from one person to another. While Hepatitis C can be acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term), it is always advised to visit a Homeopath, General Physician or Gastroenterologist to get the treatment started. The common symptoms of Hepatitis C are jaundice, stomach pain, nausea, fatigue, stomach pain or loss of appetite.
HOW IS HEPATITIS C DIAGNOSED?
The most common way to diagnose Hepatitis C is to conduct a blood test and check if the person has hepatitis C virus.
HOW IS HEPATITIS C TREATED?
While acute Hepatitis C can be treated at home, in case of severe symptoms of Hepatitis C, antiviral medications can treat Hepatitis C. Also, the doctor conducts liver function tests to check the blood for Hepatitis B virus.
DID YOU KNOW?
If chronic Hepatitis C is not treated timely, it can lead to liver damage.