Is hep c curable?

Yes. There are multiple newer medications available to treat C. now, which can cure the disease. They are generally oral medications, taken for 8 to 24 weeks, and have greater than 90% success rate in curing the disease. They have very few side effects, although they are very expensive. If you have risk factors, be sure to get tested. Good luck!
Yes. Newly developed treatments are allowing hepatitis c infections to be cured in an increasing percentage of cases with combination therapy. The need for and type of treatment can be determined by a hepatologist ( a gastroenterologist who specializes in liver disease).

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Is hep c curable if you sto drinking?

No. Hep c can be suppressed and a patient can be in long term remission with certain medications. Drinking does not influence hep c infection status. The reason to quit drinking if you have hep c is so you do not get liver failure. People who drink and have hep c often get cirrhosis (liver scar) and then get liver failure. Read more...
Hepatitis C. This disease can produce severe and permanent damage to the liver and is one of, if not the most common cause of a need for liver transplantation in this country. Alcohol should be avoided in an effort to limit the damage. In individuals who have abused alcohol they will be required to stop drinking before even being place on a list for liver transplant. If undergoing treatment, stop drinking. Read more...

Is hep c curable as I have a paper cut on thumb I can't tell whether its bleeding or not i, don't know if the hep c girl that knocked has open wound?

Hepatitis C. Hepatitis c takes more contact to transmit- contact with the blood of a person with hep c infection in contact with your blood puts you at greatest risk for hep c infection. Hepatitis c infection can be treated with a combination of antiviral medications. More effective protocols are being used to clear infection. Check out the cdc website on hepatitis c for more information. Read more...
Hepatitis C. There is a treatment for hepatitis c but some people do not respond adequately, other people respond nicely . Read more...