Hepatitis C

Brianna, Chenel, Isaiah & Gabriel

Description

A form of viral hepatitis transmitted in infected blood, causing chronic liver disease.

Symptoms




· Feeling tired

· Source muscles

· Joint pain

· Fever

· Nausea or poor appetite

· Stomach pain

· Itchy skin

· Dark urine




Cause

Caused by an infection in the liver.

Treatment

Pegulated interferon: Protein

Ribavirin (Combination with interferon)

Diagnosis

If RNA test (pcr) is positive then this person has hepatitis C.

Prognosis

Death