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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis C: Sexual Transmission of HCV

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This information sheet is an FAQ that features answers to posed questions about hepatitis C virus (HCV) and and liver biopsy. Questions include: What is a liver biopsy?; What happens during a liver biopsy?; What happens after a liver biopsy?; What are the risks from a liver biopsy? and What about a Fibroscan?

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis C: General Information

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This information sheet is a general FAQ that features answers to posed questions. Questions include: What is hepatitis C?; How is hepatitis C spread?; What are the effects of hepatitis C?; How will I know if I have hepatitis C?; and Is there a treatment for hepatitis C?

Easy C: A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

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This guide is designed as a general guide to understanding and manage being infected with both hepatitis and HIV. Topics include testing, liver basics, transmission, symptoms, herbs, treatments, and staying healthy. The guide recommends that everyone with HIV get tested for hepatitis C.

A Guide to: Understanding Hepatitis C 2015

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The guide states that HCV is the leading reason for liver transplants in the U.S. The guide covers HCV transmission, disease progression, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options and considerations.

A Guide to HIV/HCV Coinfection

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage HIV/HCV coinfection. The guide states that infection of HCV is the most common coinfection in people with HIV, is categorized as an HIV-related opportunistic illness, and is now the leading cause of death in people with HIV. It also advices persons with HIV/HCV to consult a medical practitioner for diagnosis and treatment of HIV/HCV.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Your Medical History

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This information sheet provides ideas for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) on how to prepare for an appointment to maximize your time with a new health care professional.

HCSP Fact Sheet: The Medical Alphabet

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This information sheet is to inform people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) what medical occupation abbreviations and acronyms mean, as well as information about HCV medical specialties.

Hepatitis A: General Information

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This information sheet provides general information about hepatitis A. It explains the disease; provides statistics on hepatitis occurrence in the United States; and discusses at-risk persons, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It promotes the usage of vaccine as the best method of preventing the disease and lists persons who should get vaccinated against hepatitis A.

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