Hepatitis C can be transmitted through unsterile tattooing but the exact percentage of people contracting infection through tattooing is unclear. There are a few things that one needs to know in order to avoid giving or getting hep C through tattooing.
Hep C Relapses Are Uncommon Among Those Proclaimed Cured
According to Reuters report, HCV patients achieve SVR 12 (sustained virologic response 12 weeks after completing treatment) and have minimal chances of a relapse. But there are a certain percentage of people who are at a risk of re-infection.
Does Hepatitis C treatment put you at risk for Hepatitis B reactivation?
The U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to patients getting treated for hepatitis C. According to this prominent,“boxed“ warning, they are at a risk for reactivation of hepatitis B virus.
Hepatitis C affects your body and mind. Once diagnosed, the social stigma surrounding the disease leaves you helpless and desolate.However, a positive attitude to life in general will aid you in tiding over these turbulent times.