Alcohol and Hepatitis C: The Impacts of Alcohol on the Progression of Hepatitis C Virus-related Liver Disease
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This fact sheet briefly describes hepatitis C and the risks related to the hepatitis C virus (HCV), principally liver cirrhosis. It then summarizes the negative impacts of alcohol consumption on HCV and liver cirrhosis. It goes on to suggest what drinkers with hepatitis C can do, and concludes with some recommendations for healthcare professionals and policymakers. The fact sheet also provides a list of references.
Hepatitis C; Liver Diseases; Hepatitis, Alcoholic; Hepatitis Viruses; Fatty Liver, Alcoholic; Alcoholic Beverages; Alcohol Drinking; Noncommunicable Diseases; Hepatitis, Viral, Human; Hepatitis C, Chronic; Hepatitis, Chronic; Policy Making; Public Health; Health Systems; Public Health Systems; Health Systems Plans; Health Services; Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic; Liver Cirrhosis
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