Nursing and Health Care (ISSN: 2573-3877)

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by a hepatitis C virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. Hepatitis C can be either acute or chronic, ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. The hepatitis C virus is a bloodborne virus and the most common modes of infection are through exposure to small quantities of blood. This may happen through injection drug use, unsafe injection practices, unsafe health care, and the transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products.

Hepatitis C signs and symptoms include:

  •           Bleeding easily
  •           Bruising easily
  •           Fatigue
  •           Poor appetite
  •           Yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes
  •           Dark-colored urine
  •           Itchy skin
  •           Fluid buildup in your abdomen
  •           Swelling in your legs
  •           Weight loss
  •            Confusion, drowsiness and slurred speech
  •           Spider-like blood vessels on your skin

Nursing and Health Care is an open access journal with rapid publication process, high quality manuscripts with innovative research which covers all the aspects of Nursing and Health Care. This Journal accepts original Research Articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, Mini Reviews, Rapid Communication, Opinions and Editorials on all the topics of nursing and health care.

Editorial Board

Jhon Smith

Associate Professor

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Jhon Smith

Associate Professor

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Jhon Smith

Assistant Professor

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Jhon Smith

Associate professor

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