Causes of Hepatitis C
Primary Cause of Hepatitis C
The primary cause of Hepatitis C is the result:
- of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following:
saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.
Hepatitis C Causes: Risk Factors
The following conditions have been cited in various
sources as potentially causal risk factors
related to Hepatitis C:
Hepatitis C: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Hepatitis C, consider researching the causes of these
these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Hepatitis C:
Hepatitis C: Causes and Types
Causes of Types of Hepatitis C: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Hepatitis C:
Causes of Broader Categories of Hepatitis C: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
Hepatitis C as a symptom:
Conditions listing Hepatitis C
as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Hepatitis C.
Our database lists the following as having
Hepatitis C as a symptom of that condition:
What causes Hepatitis C?
Article excerpts about the
causes of Hepatitis C:
Many persons with chronic HCV infection might have become infected
20 to 30 years ago as a result of limited or occasional illegal drug
(Source: excerpt from Facts About Hepatitis C: CDC-OC)
Medical news summaries relating to Hepatitis C:
The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Hepatitis C:
Related information on causes of Hepatitis C:
As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
Further relevant information on causes of Hepatitis C may be found in: