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Can hepatitis C cause liver failure?

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Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Hepatitis c is the number one reason people need a liver transplant in the us.
It is estimated that about a third of people with hepatitis c will eventually develop severe liver damage. But it can take 20 to 40 years for cirrhosis to develop. The most important things to do are to stop drinking alcohol and discuss your need for treatment, taking into account all the new drugs in development.

In brief: Absolutely

Hepatitis c is the number one reason people need a liver transplant in the us.
It is estimated that about a third of people with hepatitis c will eventually develop severe liver damage. But it can take 20 to 40 years for cirrhosis to develop. The most important things to do are to stop drinking alcohol and discuss your need for treatment, taking into account all the new drugs in development.
Dr. Camilla Graham
Dr. Camilla Graham
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Definitely.

In brief: Yes

Definitely.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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