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How can hepatitis C be cured

Saturday, June 16, 2012 posted by admin 6:00 pm

hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C is a viral disease caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV), which affects the liver. It is one of the most common chronic liver diseases, that is transmitted through blood-to-blood contacts. Most often infection is picked up while blood transfusion, intravenous drug use, or when medical equipment is sterilized poorly. The transmission of HCD during a sexual intercourse is controversial. It is believed, that there is a risk only in case of trauma during the intercourse, and if a person has multiple partners. HCV is not transmitted through ordinary contacts, like hugging, hand shaking or kissing.
HCV may be provoked by certain medical conditions, like alcohol abuse, neurological disorder, and autoimmune diseases. This virus affects only people and chimpanzees, so it cannot be picked up from the animals. Readmore…

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