What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Hepatitis C?

What are the causes and symptoms of hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a contagious, viral liver disease. It causes liver inflammation, sometimes leading to serious liver damage. Here are the causes and symptoms of hepatitis C.

• hepatitis C virus(HCV)

• Bleeding easily
• Bruising easily
• Fatigue
• Poor appetite
• Yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
• Dark-colored urine
• Itchy skin
• Fluid buildup in your abdomen (ascites)
• Swelling in your legs
• Weight loss
• Confusion, drowsiness and slurred speech (hepatic encephalopathy)
• Spider-like blood vessels on your skin (spider angiomas)

Please make an appointment with your doctor if any symptom worries you.

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