The Hepatitis C is basically a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), that can cause both acute as well as chronic hepatitis, ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious or even lifelong illness. There are many forms of the hepatitis C virus, but the most common amongst them the is type 1. All the Hepatitis C virus responds differently to the treatment. The HCV is basically a blood borne virus and it infects human bodies through exposure to the small quantities of blood.

Symptoms of Hepatitis C
Many people with Hepatitis have no symptoms. But you could notice these:
• Jaundice
• Stomach pain
• Loss of appetite
• Nausea
• Fatigue

Treatments for Hepatitis C

The treatment for Hepatitis C basically depends upon the below mentioned factors:
• The intensity of damage of the liver
• Other health conditions of the patient.
• Amount of hepatitis C virus in the body.
• Type (genotype) of hepatitis C you have.

The medicines prescribed for the treatment can cause serious side effects, are expensive, and don't work for everyone. After being diagnosed with hepatitis C the patient may need help and support to cope with the illness.

People who are suffering with acute hepatitis C don't get treated, because they don't know that they have the virus. People who are known to be suffering from acute hepatitis C infection get treated with medicine.
This kind of situation is common, where people have to live with hepatitis C for some years without even knowing they have it, because they do not have symptoms. Therefore, most people who are diagnosed with hepatitis C find out that they already have long-term, chronic infection.

In some cases, the treatment provided is a combination of the antiviral medicines that have the ability to fight the viral infection as well as to prevent the serious liver problems like cirrhosis or liver cancer. These treatments have been used for 3 months to a year and it helps the body to get rid of the virus.

The patient needs to have their routine blood tests done, whether they are taking the medicines or not as these tests helps the doctor to know the proper functioning of the liver.This disease is treated by the gastroenterologists in Gurgaon who are experienced in offering the proper guidance as well as treatment for this disease.

Author's Bio: 

My name is Gaurav Chauhan, I am post graduate in English (Hons) from Jamia Islamia University. I am a professional content writer but I am more keen for writing health & fitness and nature & environment issues.Hope you like my article.This article is about Hepatitis C Symptoms and causes