Hepatitis C: Follow these self-care tips to live better!

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Hepatitis C: Follow these self-care tips to live better!

What you need to know about hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C is prevalent worldwide with the most affected regions being Africa and Central and East Asia.

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by the hepatitis C virus, leading to inflammation of the liver. As per the WHO, about 130 – 150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection.

Currently there is no vaccine for hepatitis C, antiviral medicines can cure approximately 90% of persons with hepatitis C infection, thereby reducing the risk of death from liver cancer and cirrhosis.

Many people with hepatitis C have no symptoms. But if they do, they develop fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin), stomach pain.

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