Hepatitis C

Get your blood away from me or i'll get Hepatitis C.

Symptoms/Signs

Abdominal Pain (right upper abdomen)

Abdominal swelling (due to fluid called ascities)

Clay colored or pale stools

Dark Urine

Fatigue

fever

Itching

Jaundice

Loss of appetite

Nausea

Vomiting




Treatment

Treatment isn't always necessary

Antiviral medications

Liver transplant

Vaccinations to prevent against other viral forms of hepatitis

Statistics

Approximately one in twelve people worldwide, about 500 million people, are living with chronic viral hepatitis(in the picture)

Viral hepatitis effects more than half a billion people worldwide, many are unaware that they are infected

Causes 350,000 deaths each year