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4 Myths About Hepatitis C

Watch Dr. Oz set the record straight on four common myths about hepatitis C, a viral infection that causes chronic inflammation in the liver. Learn how hep C is transmitted and how it can be cured.

Medically reviewed in January 2020.

How Hep C Can be Cured: An Interactive Guide
How Hep C Can be Cured: An Interactive Guide
Inside Hepatitis C – An Interactive Journey
Inside Hepatitis C – An Interactive Journey
What Type of Hepatitis C Do You Have? The Difference Matters
What Type of Hepatitis C Do You Have? The Difference Matters
Questions When Starting Hep C Treatment
Questions When Starting Hep C Treatment
Hepatitis C Genotypes
Hepatitis C Genotypes
New Guidelines for Hep C Screening
New Guidelines for Hep C Screening
Hep C: Give Yourself the Best Chance of Being Cured
Hep C: Give Yourself the Best Chance of Being Cured
Where to Find Support During Your Hep C Treatment
Where to Find Support During Your Hep C Treatment
5 Strategies for Sticking to a Hep C Treatment Plan
5 Strategies for Sticking to a Hep C Treatment Plan
5 Best Lifestyle Changes During Hep C Treatment
5 Best Lifestyle Changes During Hep C Treatment
The Risks and Causes of Hepatitis C
The Risks and Causes of Hepatitis C
What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C
What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C Symptoms and Diagnosis
Hepatitis C Symptoms and Diagnosis
What Happens When Hep C is Left Untreated
What Happens When Hep C is Left Untreated
Complications From Hepatitis C
Complications From Hepatitis C
Living with Hep C Fatigue
Living with Hep C Fatigue
How Long Will Hep C Treatment Take?
How Long Will Hep C Treatment Take?
6 Things Hep C Patients Need When Calling an Insurance Company
6 Things Hep C Patients Need When Calling an Insurance Company
What to Do When Hepatitis C Treatment is Denied
What to Do When Hepatitis C Treatment is Denied
Don't Get Lost in Hepatitis C Limbo
Don't Get Lost in Hepatitis C Limbo
Organizing Your Hep C Paperwork
Organizing Your Hep C Paperwork
Hepatitis C Can Be Cured—Here's How
Hepatitis C Can Be Cured—Here's How
The Best and Worst Foods for Hep C
The Best and Worst Foods for Hep CThe Best and Worst Foods for Hep CThe Best and Worst Foods for Hep CThe Best and Worst Foods for Hep C
The Truth About Hep C Supplements
The Truth About Hep C Supplements
Where to Find Affordable Treatments for Hepatitis C
Where to Find Affordable Treatments for Hepatitis C
Why Hepatitis C is Called a "Quiet Killer"
Why Hepatitis C is Called a "Quiet Killer"
Hepatitis C: Do's and Don'ts
Hepatitis C: Do's and Don'ts
Hepatitis C: An Action Plan
Hepatitis C: An Action Plan
The Truth About 8 Hep C Myths
The Truth About 8 Hep C Myths
Why Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hep C
Why Baby Boomers Should Be Tested for Hep C
5 Ways to Be Proactive Against Hep C Stigma
5 Ways to Be Proactive Against Hep C Stigma
How to Emotionally Support Someone with Hep C
How to Emotionally Support Someone with Hep C
Why Older Adults are at Risk for Hepatitis C
Why Older Adults are at Risk for Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C Genotypes, Explained
Hepatitis C Genotypes, Explained
How Do I Know If My Hep C Treatment Worked?
How Do I Know If My Hep C Treatment Worked?
How Direct-Acting Antivirals Treat Hep C
How Direct-Acting Antivirals Treat Hep C
How do DAAs Compare to Older Hep C Medications?
How do DAAs Compare to Older Hep C Medications?
How Are Hepatitis C Infections Transmitted?
How Are Hepatitis C Infections Transmitted?
Treatment and Management for Hepatitis C
Treatment and Management for Hepatitis C
How to Fight an Insurance Claim Denial
How to Fight an Insurance Claim Denial
4 Resources for Hepatitis C Patients
4 Resources for Hepatitis C Patients
Navigating the Healthcare System When Facing Addiction
Navigating the Healthcare System When Facing Addiction
Steps to Diagnosing and Getting Treatment for Hep C
Steps to Diagnosing and Getting Treatment for Hep C
Hepatitis C: What are the Warning Signs and Should You Get Tested?
Hepatitis C: What are the Warning Signs and Should You Get Tested?
3 Ways to Overcome Hepatitis C Stigma
3 Ways to Overcome Hepatitis C Stigma