Hepatitis C is a potentially curable infection that affects an estimated 3 million people in the United States, buttreatment is sometimes delayed, for a variety of reasons. If you have a chronic hepatitis C infection, delaying treatment can pose significant health risks. Even though these health risks are well known among healthcare providers, treatment for hepatitis C does not always come quickly. The reasons vary widely. Here's a look at some of the more common causes for delay, and the dangers these pose to your long-term health and close relationships.
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