Women Have Unique Problems
Women Have Unique Problems

Hepatitis C is a complicated disease with a challenging treatment regimen. Women living with HCV have issues that differ from men’s. On a good note Women are more likely to clear HCV than men are.

Be sure to check out this excellent fact sheet from the HCV Advocate and Lucinda K. Porter, RN

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If you are pregnant and HCV+, please take a look at HepCBC’s pamphlet, Pregnancy and Hepatitis C.

 

If you are Rh-negative and had a RhoGAM shot (given following childbirth or miscarriage) before 1993, there is a very slight chance you were infected with hepatitis C through the shot. Even if you got the shot many decades ago, and have no symptoms, you should consider getting tested for hepatitis C.