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Can You Get Hepatitis C From Drinking After Someone
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
Do health consequences result from drinking alcohol when having hepatitis c? If so, what are they?
Worsening function..: Your liver function will decline more rapidly and can result in advancing cirrhosis. Best to avoid it. ...Read more
In 2012 stage 1 little scarring I have hepatitis C its been two years since I seen liver dr don't smoke or drink how long will it take to kill you?
Hepatitis C: There is no way to answer that accurately. Lifestyle plays a big role in staying alive longer whether you have hep C or anything else for that matter. If you continue with poor choices like unprotected sex, fatty animal based diet, no fruits or vegetables and not see your liver doctor, it won't take long to kill you. See your doctor check how your liver is doing, make better lifestyle choices. ...Read more
No: Never, not even one, ever. Seriously!Get a more detailed answer ›
My father has liver cirrhosis, 2 tumors on his liver, hepatitis c-chronic, and beginning liver failure. How long does he have if he keeps drinking?
I have a brother who has cirrohsis , hepatitis C and just got pneumonia he is a drug IV user and drinks and smokes is this very bad?
Hepatitis c is a virus that replicates (makes copies of itself) in the human liver. People can be infected by exposure to even very small amounts of blood. Over 20 to 40 years it can cause scarring of the liver, and severe scarring is called cirrhosis. People can be tested for exposure with an antibody test. If that is positive, they need a test for the virus itself ...Read more
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