Essay on HEPATITIS C

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HEPATITIS C
There is a disease spreading out in the world called Hepatitis C. It affects the liver and may cause the liver to fail. This disease is caused by a virus called Hepatitis C virus which is also known as HCV. About 32,000 people are affected with this disease per year only in the United States area. Some It’s a disease with many symptoms and many causes. of these symptoms are easy bruising, upset stomach and fever. These are just some of the many symptoms that come from the virus. Hepatitis Cs nature of the causative agent is determined by many things. The biological data of this disease is filled so much information. It is estimated that over 180 million people have gotten Hepatitis C and it is growing.
When Hepatitis C Virus
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They range from very low to very high symptoms. You will start noticing these symptoms around 6 to 12 weeks after you have already gotten the virus. Sometimes people wont be getting the symptoms in a matter of years too. Since it affects the liver you will have abdominal pains, and you will have nausea and vomiting. Some other symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, dark urine, and jaundice which yellows your skin. You will never be able to notice these symptoms until the virus finally reaches the liver. If someone does not have hepatitis C symptoms but still has the virus it can still be transmitted.

“Sixty to 70% of persons newly infected with HCV typically are usually asymptomatic or have a mild clinical illness.” (http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HCV/index.htm)

Hepatitis C is transmitted usually through blood. The blood was either infected or transmitted body fluids. Hepatitis C is nowadays spread through sharing needles through the usage of drugs. The blood must be transmitted in a large amount or repeated countless of times. If there is little blood being shared then the person has lower chances in

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