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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
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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