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Viral hepatitis (A, B & C)

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a virus or other non-viral causes.  The main difference between the viruses is how they are spread and the effects they have on your health.

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Prevention

There are safe and effective vaccines that protect you from getting hepatitis A and B.  While there is no vaccine for hep C, by being ‘blood aware’ you can reduce your overall chance of being exposed to the virus.

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Living with Hepatitis

People with chronic hepatitis can do a number of things to stay healthy including limiting/avoiding alcohol, reducing stress, not smoking, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment

Effective treatment is available for both chronic hepatitis B and C.  Before you can see a liver specialist to talk about going on treatment, you need to get a referral from your GP first.

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Hepatitis Australia and Researchers at UNSW (The University of New South Wales) invite you to have your say about stigma and discrimination.

Complete this short online survey for people who have lived with hepatitis C and/or ever injected drugs:

Take the survey

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Take the survey

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Take the survey

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Complete this short online survey for people who have lived with hepatitis C and/or ever injected drugs:

Take the survey

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Stigma indicator project

Hepatitis Australia and Researchers at UNSW (The University of New South Wales) invite you to have your say about stigma and discrimination.

Complete this short online survey for people who have lived with hepatitis C and/or ever injected drugs:

Take the survey

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