Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?

Hep C Risk Assessment

  • Were you born between 1945 and 1965?
  • Have you ever injected drugs, hormones, steroids, silicon or cosmetics - even if it was once a long time ago?
  • Did you have a blood transfusion or organ transplant before 1992?
  • Did you receive clotting factor concentrates for a bleeding disease before 1987?
  • Are you HIV+?
  • Were you born in Egypt, Pakistan, Russia or the former Soviet Republic?
  • Did you have a blood transfusion or medical procedure in Egypt, Pakistan, Russia or the former Soviet Republic?
  • Have you ever inhaled (snorted) drugs?
  • Did your mother have hepatitis C when you were born?
  • Have you ever gotten a tattoo or piercing from anyone other than a licensed professional?
  • Have you had abnormal liver tests or been told you have liver disease?
  • Have you ever been on long-term dialysis?
  • Were you ever exposed to blood or stuck with a needle on the job?
  • Have you ever been incarcerated?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are at risk and should get tested.

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