Alternate Names : Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?
Clinical problems caused by hepatitis C can be both acute and chronic. The
incubation period is roughly 6 to 12 weeks after transfusion or needle
exposure. Most people with acute hepatitis C do not have signs or symptoms of
the disease. However, individuals can develop the following mild to moderate symptoms:
jaundice, or yellowing of the
malaise, or a vague feeling of
loss as a result of loss of appetite
Most people with chronic hepatitis C don't have any initial symptoms other than
Major health problems arise
as the disease progresses. This can be several years to a few decades later.
Liver failure related to
the main long-term problem. If hepatitis C is associated with chronic
B, symptoms of chronic liver
disease are more obvious.