How Hep C Stigma Leads to Embarrassment

Last updated: November 2022

Over 3 million Americans have been diagnosed with hepatitis C. However, due to myths and misconceptions surrounding hep C, many patients experience stigma, shame, or embarrassment related to the condition.

Learn more about the stigma surrounding hepatitis C, and how this stigma affects people living with the condition:

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