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Hepatitis C Support Project HCV Advocate

Easy C Facts: Whom Should I Tell?

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This information sheet discusses who to tell once diagnosed with hepatitis C virus (HCV). It advises individuals to think carefully about disclosing the diagnosis. It emphasizes the importance of informing medical professionals of a diagnosis of HCV.

Easy C Facts: African Americans

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) among African Americans. It notes that the rate of HCV among African Americans is double that of whites and that African Americans are more likely to be infected with a certain strain. It explains that there is successful treatment for HCV and advises individuals to discuss the need for treatment and types of treatment with their doctor.

Easy C Facts: HCV & Hepatitis B Coinfection

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection. It explains the complications and dangers to the liver if a person has both viruses and the need for treatment.

Easy C Facts: Gay Men, Sex & HCV

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among gay men. It explains that HCV is not easily transmitted through sexual contact, but that men who have sex with men, especially those infected with HIV, have a higher rate of contracting it this way. The information sheet suggests that people with HIV should be tested for HCV and reminds individuals of ways to prevent HCV.

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