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Were you looking for information about Hepatitis C? Hepatits C is a common misspelling of hepatitis C.
 
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. It is transmitted through infected blood, such as from sharing needles for tattoos, body piercings, or drugs. The condition causes inflammation of the liver and is separated into two different types: acute and chronic. The body is able to completely kill the virus in acute hepatitis C, but chronic hepatitis C is a condition that can lead to more and more liver damage over time.
 
(Click Hepatitis C for a list of possible symptoms of this disease, to find out how it is diagnosed, and what you can do to help prevent it. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on hepatitis C.)
 
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