Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that can lead to liver inflammation.
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease of the liver. There are many forms of the hepatitis C virus. The most common in the U.S. is type 1. None is more serious than any other, but they respond differently to treatment.
Many people with Hepatitis have no symptoms. But you could notice these:
Jaundice (a condition that causes yellow eyes and skin, as well as dark urine)
Loss of appetite
Your treatment will depend on many things including what type of hepatitis C virus you have. In the U.S., the most common type is genotype 1, followed by genotypes 2 and 3. Genotypes 4,5, and 6 are very rare in the U.S. Your doctor will help you figure out what's right for you, based on your medical needs and insurance coverage.