Factoid Friday: Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a liver inflammation caused by a viral infection. It is important to note that there is no vaccine against Hepatitis C. However, Hepatitis C is treatable just like Hepatitis A and B.
About 70% of those who have Hepatitis C do not showcase symptoms of the infection, however, common symptoms of Hepatitis C acute include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, dark urine, and jaundice.
Individuals infected with the Hepatitis C virus can in time develop a chronic inflection, liver disease, and cirrhosis of the liver.