Hepatitis C is a liver infection that was caused by the virus which leads to inflammation. Most of the people are generally infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It doesn’t show any symptoms, so most of the people don’t know that they are suffering from this hepatitis C liver infection till the liver gets damaged. This problem is one among several hepatitis viruses and it is considered as the most serious forms of viruses.
Hepatitis C is generally passed through the contact of contaminated blood (through needles which are shared commonly in the usage of illegal drugs). Even though, it doesn’t exhibit any symptoms but when once in the early stages of about 2 – 4 months after exposure to the virus then these following signs and symptoms will occur in small proportion in the infected people. They include nausea, poor appetite, fatigue, abdominal pain, fever, muscle and joint pains, dark colored urine, jaundice, etc.
Some of the preventive measures of hepatitis C include avoiding the alcohol consumption, avoid the intake of medications (OTC) which causes liver damage, prevent the other people for not to come in contact with your blood (if you’re suffering from this virus) by not sharing the toothbrushes, razors with other or not to donate the blood or body organs or semen to others, stop the usage of illicit drugs, must be cautious about the body piercing and tattooing by asking them about how their equipment is cleaned and also check whether the employees are using the sterile needles or not and if you don’t get the required answer then you simply go for another shop, its not safe to engage in any unprotected sex with multiple partners or with the partner who suffers from this health problem or those whose health status is unknown.