Managing Relationships with Hepatitis C

Managing Relationships with Hepatitis C

How do you tell your friends and family or romantic partners you’ve been diagnosed with hepatitis C? Just the stigma of hepatitis C alone can make relationships challenging enough. Add in symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, and depression, forming and maintaining relationships while living with hepatitis C so much more difficult. So this month we’re featuring relationships and hepatitis C.

Most of all though we want to hear from YOU. How has hepatitis C impacted your relationships? Vote in a poll or share your experiences below.

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