Hepatitis C FAQs

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How common is HCV infection in people who inject drugs?

If I’ve had hepatitis C before, can I still get a different strain of it?

Can hepatitis C be transmitted through sex?

How long can the hepatitis C virus survive outside of the body?

How common is hepatitis C in people who have HIV?

Should I get a flu shot if I have hepatitis C?

I’m sharing a house with someone who has hepatitis C. How likely is it that I will get the virus?

If I have hepatitis C should I avoid having children?

What is a biopsy, and is there reason to do it more than once?

What kind of foods should I avoid?

Can I drink alcohol if I have hepatitis C?

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