Hepatitis C (cont.)
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Most people who are infected with hepatitis C—even people who have been infected for a while—usually don't have symptoms.
If symptoms do develop, they may include:
A hepatitis C infection can cause damage to your liver (cirrhosis). If you develop cirrhosis, you may have:
Contagious and incubation periods
The incubation period—the time it takes for symptoms to appear after the hepatitis C virus has entered your body—is from 2 weeks to 6 months.
But you can spread the virus to someone else at any time after you are infected, even if you don't have symptoms.
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