Were you looking for information about Hepatitis C? Hepatitus C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
Approximately 300 million people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus. Although 80 percent of people with the disease do not develop any symptoms, potential symptoms include fever, stomach pain, and loss of appetite. The disease, which is an inflammation of the liver, is spread through coming in contact with infected blood. For example, people at risk for exposure include those who work in a dialysis unit or share needles for tattoos, body piercings, or drugs. Treatment for hepatitis C usually involves medications.
(Click Hepatitis C to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and transmission of this condition. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on hepatitis C.)