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What Are The Differences Between Hepatitis A, B, and C?

At, one of the most common questions we receive is, “What are the differences between hepatitis A, B, and C?”.

While it’s easy to confuse them, there are many differences between these 3 types of hepatitis. The major differences include how they are transmitted, who is at risk, how they are treated, and how many people they affect.

If you want to understand the differences between hep A, B, and C, click below to download our printable guide.


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Editor’s Note: Are you afraid to talk about your hepatitis C? Some people want to learn more about hep C, but also want to keep their diagnosis private. At, there are ways to get information and connect with others, without revealing your identity. Click here to learn more about how to talk about hep C anonymously.

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  3. The ABCs of Hepatitis. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accessed July 31, 2019.