Were you looking for information about Hepatitis C? Heptitis C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
Approximately 3.9 million people in the United States have chronic hepatitis C. The viral disease, which is characterized by inflammation of the liver, is spread through infected blood (which may occur as a result of things such as sharing needles for tattoos, body piercings, or drugs). Potential symptoms of hepatitis C include loss of appetite, jaundice, and fever. Treatment, which usually involves medications, will be recommended based on the amount of virus in the body and how much liver damage has already occurred.
(To learn more about this disease, click Hepatitis C. This article covers topics such as transmission, diagnosis, treatment options, and prognosis. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on hepatitis C.)