When thinking about hepatitis C, many people jump to conclusions, or make assumptions. Even though more than 3 million Americans are living with hepatitis C, misinformation and stigma are still very real. This stigma further harms people dealing with hep C.
To confront some of the stigma around hepatitis C, we asked our advocates, “What do you wish others knew about hepatitis C?”. Check-out their responses below!
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 HepatitisC.net, 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.