Pain: The Invisible Symptom
Pain is one of the lesser known symptoms many living with hepatitis C or who have undergone treatment experience. Pain can range from muscles aches and joint pain to neuropathy. September is Pain Awareness Month so want to bring awareness to the invisible symptom so many in the community are coping with.
Most of all though we want to hear from YOU! Find out the ways you can participate in Pain Awareness Month below!
How often do you experience pain?
Have a question? Ask it here.
Join the pain awareness discussion forum.
Share a story about the hacks and tools you use most.
Tweet for hep C pain awareness. Use the #PainAware
Read how other members in the community talk about pain and pain management.
Neuropathy from Hepatitis C Treatment
By Karen Hoyt—April 13, 2016
I tried ignoring those needle-like stings and aching bones. It’s hard for me to admit that neuropathy from hepatitis C treatment is a part of my life...
Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C – Part 1
By Susan Simon—July 16, 2015
Patients with hepatitis C virus often have what is called extrahepatic manifestations of the virus. Extrahepatic means occurring or originating outside of the liver...
Neuropathy Path Takes a Twist
By Daryl Luster—June 12, 2017
Like so many others who have lived with hep C and who may have treated with interferon once, twice, or more, we have something called neuropathy...
Hep C Aches and Pains – Some Tips to Reduce the Ache
By Jenelle Marie Pierce—June 4, 2017
What Causes Muscle Aches and Joint Pain?
Have you been diagnosed with cirrhosis?