How do you get hepititas c? - ThatsAnswer.COM

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How do you get hepititas c?

  • You could get hepatitis C by:
    • sharing drug needles

    • getting pricked with a needle that has infected blood on it (hospital workers can get hepatitis C this way)

    • having sex with an infected person, especially if you or your partner has other sexually transmitted diseases

    • being born to a mother with hepatitis C

    In rare cases, you could get hepatitis C by:
    • getting a tattoo or body piercing with unsterilized, dirty tools

    You can NOT get hepatitis C by:
    • shaking hands with an infected person

    • hugging an infected person

    • kissing an infected person

    • sitting next to an infected person

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  • Answer: it is a disease of the blood that can be caught by sharing needles or drinking too much alcohol.
  • Answer: You could get hepatitis C by:
    • sharing drug needles

    • getting pricked with a needle that has infected blood on it (hospital workers can get hepatitis C this way)

    • having sex with an infected person, especially if you or your partner has other sexually transmitted diseases

    • being born to a mother with hepatitis C

    In rare cases, you could get hepatitis C by:
    • getting a tattoo or body piercing with unsterilized, dirty tools

    You can NOT get hepatitis C by:
    • shaking hands with an infected person

    • hugging an infected person

    • kissing an infected person

    • sitting next to an infected person

  • Answer: hepatitis c is an infectious disease affecting the liver,caused by the hepatitis C virus(HCV).
    it spread by blood to blood contact.
    Main symptoms of hepatitis C are as follows:
    Acute
    1. Between 60%to 70% of people infected develop no symptoms during the acute phase
    2. But abdominal pain,jaundice,itching and flu like symptoms are common



    Chronic
    1. inflammation in liver
    2. cirrhosis
    3. Other symptoms are same as acute one ,but in severe extent