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Hepatitis C Testing Services

What is Hepatitis-C?

What happens if Hep-C goes untreated? 

  • Cirrhosis of the liver (liver scars and turns into a stone)
  • Liver cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma - HCC)
  • Liver failure
  • Liver transplant

How do you get Hep-C?

  • From blood-to-blood contact with Hep C infected blood
  • Hep C can live outside the body for over 3 weeks at room temperature
  • Sharing snorting devices (bills, straws, etc.)
  • Sharing needles
  • Getting tattoos or body piercings with unsterile tools
  • Being born to a mother who has Hep C
  • Having surgery before 1992 that may have required you getting blood
  • Getting a blood transfusion before 1992
  • Getting an organ transplant before 1992
  • Having dialysis before 1992
  • Being in the military around the Vietnam/Korean-era
  • Being a baby boomer (born between the years of 1945-1965)
  • Sex
  • Sharing toothbrushes, razors, nail files or other personal care items with a Hep C infected person

Are there any symptoms for Hep-C? 

  • Fever
  • Very tired all the time (fatigued)
    Yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Pain in your belly area
  • Dark Urine​
  • Gray-colored bowel movements
  • Joint pain

#1 Curer of Hep C In The U.S.

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Would you be interested in FREE, RAPID Hep C & HIV testing at your facility? Would you be interested in staff education on HEP C, HIV, STD’s in 2019?

Call or email one of our team members listed below.


Kathi Scholz, CRNP, Outreach Director

Alex Tatangelo, CRNP

Lenny Butler, MA, Outreach Coordinator

Megan Wertz, MA, Outreach Coordinator

Lex Fontana, MA

Our Team Pittsburgh