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Does viral hepatitis C kill?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: It can

Persons with chronic hepatitis c can develop cirrhosis and liver cancer especially in those with concomitant alcohol abuse.
Most of those infected however when they die, die with the virus, not from the virus.

In brief: It can

Persons with chronic hepatitis c can develop cirrhosis and liver cancer especially in those with concomitant alcohol abuse.
Most of those infected however when they die, die with the virus, not from the virus.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: It can

About 80% of people infected with the virus develop chronic inflammation of the liver that may lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer.

In brief: It can

About 80% of people infected with the virus develop chronic inflammation of the liver that may lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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