Hepatitis C

Aira, Crystal, Breanna

Description

Blood bone virus that infects the liver were it causes significant information

Symptoms

Very tired

Sore muscles

Joint pain

Fever

Dark urine

Itchy skin

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Causes

A virus that infects the liver
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Diagnosing

Begins with an antibody test look for the actual virus in the blood stream using a test called PCR
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Treatments

Stop the virus from growing protease inhibitors

Polymerase inhibitors: Blocks specific protein the hepatitis needs to grow

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Prognosis

It depends on how the liver is damaged and how well a person responds to treatment

(Liver failure)(Death)

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