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The Risks and Causes of Hepatitis C

Watch Dr. Oz and Dr. Dieterich, a member of the American Liver Foundation’s National Medical Advisory Committee, discuss hepatitis C, including what puts a person at risk for hep C infection, and how the virus causes liver damage.

Medically reviewed in January 2020.

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