Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 23rd, 1998
Hepatitis C is just one of several viruses in the alphabet soup of viruses in the hepatitis family. All strains attack the liver, causing symptoms ranging from jaundice, a yellowing of the skin, to liver cancer.
A brief description of them is as follows:
Hepatitis A - The least severe of the hepatitis infections, hepatitis A can cause jaundice, fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhea. It is passed in contaminated food and water. Death is rare - about 100 a year in the United States. There are...
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