What are the common symptoms of hepatitis C? 

Hepatitis C does not always present itself with symptoms, however some people may experience:
 
  • Bleeding easily
  • Bruising easily
  • Fatigue 
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Clay-colored bowel movements
  • Joint pain
  • Jaundice (yellow color in the skin or eyes)
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Itchy skin
  • Fluid buildup in your abdomen (ascites)
  • Swelling in your legs
  • Weight loss
  • Confusion, drowsiness and slurred speech (hepatic encephalopathy)
  • Spider-like blood vessels on your skin (spider angiomas)
 
hepatitis c symptoms
 
 

Sources
  • "Viral Hepatitis." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 Oct. 2016. Web. 04 May 2017.
  • "Hepatitis C." World Health Organization. World Health Organization, Apr. 2017. Web. 04 May 2017.
  • "Hepatitis C." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 26 July 2016. Web. 04 May 2017.
  • "Hepatitis C." Hepatitis C | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library. Johns Hopkins Health System, n.d. Web. 04 May 2017.

 

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