Hepatitis C Facts & Guides
Courtesy of HCV Advocate - hcvadvocate.org and the Hepatitis C Support Project

All facts and guides are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view or print.

 

 The Basics of Hepatitis C

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PDFAn Introduction to the Liver PDFLiving with Hepatitis C: Managing Common Symptoms
PDFLiver Biopsy PDFReading a Lab Report
PDFHepatitis C Disclosure PDFSexual Transmission of Hepatitis C
PDFGetting Benefits Under Social Security with HCV (Hepatitis C) PDFTesting Positive for Hep C: Now What?
PDFGrading & Staging a Liver Biopsy PDF HCV Viral Load Tests
 
 Easy Hepatitis C Facts Series

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PDF 100 People Infected with Hepatitis C PDFHCV & Methadone
PDF African Americans and HCV PDFHCV & Methadone and Treatment
PDF Alcohol and HCV PDFNatural and Alternative Medicine
PDF Antibody Test for HCV PDFNeedle Exchange
PDF Liver Biopsy PDFHCV & Piercing
PDF Diet and Hepatitis C PDFHCV Prevention
PDF Hep C - Feeling Tired PDFRibavirin Warning
PDF Hepatitis C Genotype PDFSex and Hep C
PDF Get Healthy with Hep C PDFHep C & Sleep
PDF Hep C Meds PDFHep C & Tattoos
PDF Hepatitis Vaccines PDFHCV Treatment
PDF Hep C & Herbs PDFHepatitis C Viral Load
PDF HIV-HCV Coinfection PDFWhat is ALT? (alanine aminotransferase)
PDF HCV Hygiene Items PDFWhat is Cirrhosis?
PDF Hep C - Immune System PDFWhat is Hepatitis C?
PDFLiver PDFWhom Should I Tell?
PDFHCV Medication Guide  
 
 HCSP Factsheet Series

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PDF Acetaminophen and Your Liver PDF Finding a Hepatitis C Support Group
PDF Advocates and Activists Needed! PDF Hepatitis C: The Basics
PDF African Americans and HCV PDF Hepatitis C and Hispanics
PDF An Introduction to the Liver PDF HIV/HCV Coinfection: Pegasys plus Copegus
PDF A Brief History of HCV PDF HIV/HCV Coinfection: What You Need to Know
PDF A Simple Guide to Reading an Abstract PDF How to Tell Children They Have Hepatitis
PDF Hepatitis C: Disclosure PDF Nutrition and Hepatitis C
PDF Are You at Risk for Getting Hepatitis C? PDF Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Professional
PDF Dispelling Myths about HCV PDF Testing Positive for Antibodies to the Hepatitis C Virus
 Alcohol
  PDF Alcohol and HCV PDF Tips for Staying Alcohol-Free at Social Events
 Being an Effective Healthcare Consumer
   PDF Calling your Healthcare Provider PDF Medical Appointments
   PDF Choosing a Healthcare Provider PDF Medication Guidelines
   PDF Maximizing Your Medical Appointments PDF Tips for Lowering Prescription Drug Costs
    PDF The Medical Alphabet PDF Your Medical History
 Extrahepatic Manifestations of HCV
   PDF Extrahepatic Manifestations (overview) PDF Porphyria Cutanea Tarda (PCT)
   PDF Lichen Planus PDF Pruritus (Itching)
   PDF Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)) PDF Sjögren’s (Show grins) Syndrome
 HCV Benefits and Disability Issues
   PDF American with Disabilities Act PDF Getting Disability Benefits
   PDF Completing Social Security and Insurance Questionnaires PDF Life Insurance 101: The Basics
 Hepatitis C and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
   PDF Overview PDF Herbs and Dietary Supplements: Making Safer and Wiser Choices
   PDF Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources PDF Herbs and Hepatitis C
   PDF HCV & CAM: Dietary Supplements to Avoid PDF Information and Finding a Practitioner
   PDF Dietary Substances and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) PDF Internet Resources for Dietary Supplements
   PDF Herbal Dietary Supplements Glossary PDF Self-Help Acupressure for Hepatitis C
 HCV Diagnostic Tools & Procedures▼
   PDF HCV Antibody Tests PDF Liver Biopsy
   PDF HCV Diagnostic Tests PDF What You Need to Know: Liver Biopsy (Long Version)
   PDF HCV Genotype and Quasispecies PDF Reading a Lab Report: A Basic Primer
   PDF Grading and Staging a Liver Biopsy PDF HCV Viral Load Tests
 HCV Disease Progression
   PDF Acute Hepatitis C PDF Steatosis
   PDF Cirrhosis PDF Liver Transplantation
   PDF Fibrosis  
 HCV and Mental Health
   PDF Overview of Depression PDF Managing Depression
   PDF Depression: Self-Help Tips PDF Medical Treatment for Depression
   PDF HCV and Depression PDF Mental Health Resources
 HCV Management
   PDF Memory & Hepatitis C PDF Sleep & Hepatitis C
 HCV and Other Medical Conditions
   PDFHepatitis C and Diabetes PDF HCV & HIV Coinfection Info Packet
 HCV Transmission and Prevention
   PDF HCV Overview PDF Preventing HCV and Transmission in Personal Care
   PDF How Long Does HCV Live on Surfaces? PDF Sexual Transmission of HCV
   PDF Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis C PDF HCV and Tattoos
   PDF Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis C PDF Needle Exchange: A Matter of Public Health
 HCV Treatment
   PDF Pegasys plus Copegus FDA Package Insert PDF Interferon
   PDF Schering plus Rebetol FDA Package Insert PDF Predictors of HCV Treatment Response
   PDF Adherence to HCV Therapy PDF Ribasphere
   PDF Investigational Therapies PDF Pegasys Review
  PDF Neutropenia during combination therapy of interferon alfa and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C PDF VA Treatment Guidelines
 HCV Treatment – Side Effect Management ▼
   PDF A Guide to Hepatitis C: Treatment Side Effect Management PDFInjection Site Reactions
   PDF Managing Side Effects of HCV Treatment PDFMaintaining a Positive Attitude
   PDFAnxiety, Mania, and Depression PDFMouth Sores
   PDFDental Hygiene PDFNausea
   PDFDepression PDFNeutropenia
   PDFDepression—For Family and Friends PDFRashes
   PDFDiarrhea PDFTaste Changes
   PDFHair Loss PDFWater
   PDFHeadaches PDFWeight Loss
   PDFHemolytic Anemia  
 HCV Wellness ▼
   PDF Encouraging Words for Difficult Times PDF Smoking: Facts and Fiction about Smoking
   PDF Flu Shots PDF Smoking: Facts for Smokers with HCV
   PDF Immunizations for Adults PDF Smoking: Rewards and Affirmations for Quitting Smoking
   PDF Influenza PDF Smoking: Smoking Cessation Resources
   PDF Living with Hepatitis C: Managing Common Symptoms PDF Smoking: Tips for Quitting Smoking
   PDF Meditation  
 HCV and Women ▼
   PDF Women and HCV: Overview PDF Reproduction Issues During Treatment
   PDF Women and Herbal Supplements PDF Transmission of HCV
   PDF Being a Positive Mother PDF The Cosmetic Side Effects of HCV Treatment
   PDF Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding PDF HCV Treatment
 Viewpoints ▼
   PDFHCV Symptoms: Imagined or Real? PDFCan Liver Fibrosis be Reversed?
   PDFFreedom to be Cured PDF Self-Help Acupressure for Hepatitis C, by Ramona Draeger
   PDFWarning: Milk Thistle & Drug Interactions  
 
 HCSP Guides

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PDF A Guide to Hepatitis and Disability PDF Easy C - A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis
PDF A Guide to Hepatitis C: Treatment Side Effect Management PDFFirst Steps with HCV — for the Newly Diagnosed
PDF A Guide to Understanding and Managing Fatigue PDF Final Steps with HCV: An HCSP Guide on Death and Dying
PDF A Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials and Medical Research in Hepatitis C PDF Hepatitis C Support Group Manual
PDF A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C PDF Management of Hepatitis C by the Primary Care Provider: Monitoring Guidelines
PDF A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C Basics PDF Next Steps: When HCV Treatment Isn't Working
PDF Aging and Hepatitis C: An HCSP Guide PDF Stigma and Hepatitis C
PDF Coping with Depression and Hepatitis C PDF Women and Hepatitis C: An HCSP Guide