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All About Hepatitis C

Health careHave you ever heard about hepatitis? Actually, it is one of the dangerous diseases in the world. There are million people who have been diagnosed and die each year caused by hepatitis. Hepatitis itself are caused by bacteria and virus. The spread of the bacteria and virus is very easy. Not only from blood transfusion only, when a healthy person gets a contact with the infected one the risk of being infected is very high. Even this disease becomes more dangerous rather than AIDS. Talking more about it, in this case, one thing you must know is of the types of hepatitis. Until nowadays, there are 5 types of hepatitis that are from type A to E. Then in this article we will talk about hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C itself is actually a serious health condition that is caused by a virus. In this case, it can be a chronic or acute infection. Because it is dangerous, the awareness of people about this disease will help to prevent the spread of this disease. As another type of hepatitis, this C-type will attack the liver of sufferers. Those who suffer it can get mild illness to lifelong illness. According to the data in WHO, about 150 million people in the world have a chronic infection of hepatitis C.

Moreover, the sufferers who do not any medical treatment than can suffer the illness so badly. The consequences of hepatitis without any treatment is liver damage and also liver cancer. After that, the virus can be infected easily to the body through blood. That is why when you have a blood transfusion, you need to know first whether the blood is healthy or not. In addition, even though hepatitis C is treatable which means there is a cure which can be given but still this disease is very dangerous.

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