This particular type of hepatitis is one of the most widespread diseases in the world where hepatitis is concerned. Nearly 200 million people worldwide suffer from hepatitis C. In countries that are not yet fully developed, hepatitis C can be transmitted during medical procedures blood contamination. However, most people with hepatitis C because of intravenous drug use. Another scary thing about hepatitis C is that it is the most common cause of liver disease in the terminal phase. This type of hepatitis is expected to affect many more people in the coming years, although there was a reduction in mortality and development of hepatitis C.
The most common way to get hepatitis C by exposure to contaminated blood or blood products. There was a vaccination campaign against schistosomiasis, which Needels were reused, thus infecting many people with hepatitis C. A controversial case in both sexes or prenatal transmission of hepatitis C are risk factors the case of hepatitis. Studies have shown that transmission of hepatitis C in these cases is not as great, but hepatitis C is accompanied by another disease, which is transmitted sexually, the risk of developing hepatitis is much high.
Like all cases, hepatitis, hepatitis type C also has an incubation period of about two months after a person has been exposed to HBV. individuals addition, more than half of the Hepatitis C will not develop symptoms of hepatitis. However, if symptoms of hepatitis occurring are people, they are very light and non-specific. For this reason, doctors can not diagnose hepatitis C in its acute phase, and more than 90 percent of all patients with acute hepatitis C will go on to develop chronic infection.