what is hepatitis C?
is by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) of hepatitis C virus hepatitis caused by WHO (WHO), according to statistics, a total of 130 million to 150 million people have been infected with HCV worldwide, will develop into chronic hepatitis C over half of them, about 500 thousand people die from HCV related liver disease each year. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) exists around us, once gave it an opportunity, it will infringe our health.
The ways in which the
C mainly through blood, broken skin and mucous membranes and sexual transmission; vertical transmission is less, but not impossible.
kiss, hug, sharing cups, cutlery and other non damaged skin and no blood exposed contact does not spread hepatitis C; general life exposure and hepatitis C patients with no problem, don’t worry too much about!
infection is occult hepatitis C?
incidence is occult, has been hailed as the "invisible killer". More troubling is that hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) with "collusion", but, the destruction of our liver. Sometimes, it will be with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) together. "".
There are three
to prevent it!
first recruit: prevention is the preferred
1, condom use in sexual life;
2, cherish life, away from drugs;
3, to ensure that puncture and tattoos and other appliances strict disinfection;
4, sharing razor teeth and other personal items;
5, contact with blood and body fluids should wear gloves.
second strokes: early screening and early detection of
Early detection of
! Early diagnosis! Can effectively prevent liver injury, improve cure rate.
WHO (WHO) recommends screening for persons with a higher risk of infection, including:
when did intravenous drug addicts
blood products or traumatic operation personnel in health care institutions
infection control practices are full
tick by hepatitis C virus infection in the birth of children
tick have been infected sexual partners
tick HIV infection
Chinese prisoners or detainees in the past
Please use the
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