The Ick Factor

17 Apr 2013

hepatitis c news Lawrence GibsonWritten by Lawrence Gibson, Palm Springs, California.

I was diagnosed with hep C. I feel so … so … tainted and soiled and I don’t want anybody to know my terrible secret.

Pretty typically that’s how most of us react upon diagnosis of hepatitis C. It’s a mind-blowing event…

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Photo by Kevin Dooley


Hepatitis C News

The team at works hard to deliver relevant and accessible information on hepatitis C, an infectious liver disease that affects around 150 million people worldwide. Updated daily, features topical news stories from around the world, tips and advice on living well with the hep C virus and guest blogs. Often referred to as a silent disease, as in most cases it does not result in any symptoms, hepatitis C is most commonly transmitted through contact with an infected person’s blood. The hepatitis C virus can cause serious damage to the liver and, if left untreated, can result in scarring of the liver, liver disease or even death.

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