Hepatitis C is a common liver infection which can cause both acute and chronic liver disease. Although it is usually a mild condition, hepatitis C is much more likely to lead to chronic liver disease as compared to hepatitis B infection.
Consult a doctor if you have one or more of the following symptoms suggestive of some significant medical problem:
These are some symptoms suggestive of liver infection because of hepatitis C virus. However similar signs and symptoms can be caused by many other liver infections. If your doctor suspects liver disease he or she will do tests to confirm the cause of your symptoms and treat you accordingly.
Consult your doctor immediately or go to a hospital emergency department if you develop one or more of the following symptoms:
These are some symptoms suggestive of a severe liver disease. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have been exposed to a person with hepatitis C infection.
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