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A 92-year-old member asked:

if i never knew i had hepatitis c. why would i want to know in my late 50s? what difference will it make for me, others?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Big difference: Chronic hepatitis c infection can be asymptomatic for decades and then lead to liver failure and/or liver cancer. If detected early, there is treatment which can change this course.

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