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hepatitis C


  the most common form of chronic liver disease in the United States
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Strongly Associated with:   hepatitis A, hepatitis B
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Many of those infected have no symptoms but are carriers can eventually suffer liver damage. It is transmitted by blood-to-blood contact. Although there is no vaccine, symptoms can be medically managed, and a proportion of patients can be cleared of the virus by a long course of anti-viral medicines.


Word Suffix:  Note that "itis" means "inflammation of".
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hepatitis C , hepatitis B [6] , hepatitis [5] , hepatitis B [6]
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