to reduce hepatitis C infections
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Taking hepatitis C seriously is sexy. It means that you’re taking good care of yourself and your sex partners. There is quite a lot you can do to reduce the risk of hepatitis C transmission. See for yourself which of our tips fit with your sex life.
Information provided by the website: www.nomorec.nl
Inflammation of the liver
Hepatitis means ‘inflamed liver’. Hepatitis is usually caused by a virus. The virus that causes hepatitis C is called the “hepatitis C virus” (Hep C, HCV).
A serious STI
If you do not treat hepatitis C, it can lead to liver disease and liver cancer in the future. If you are HIV positive, liver damage is likely to happen sooner.
The difference between hepatitis A, B and C
Hepatitis A, B, and C all infect the liver, but there are some important differences between the three. Read more
There are six important Geno types of hepatitis C. Gay men in the Netherlands mostly get infected with Geno type 1, 2 or 4. The treatment is the same for these Geno types. Today, almost anyone can be cured of hepatitis C.