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Get tested

If you use drugs, or if you have used in the past, or if you have other risk factors, you definitely should get tested. The earlier a hepatitis C infection is detected and treated, the lower the risk of severe complications, which include liver cancer or cirrhosis of the liver (incurable scarring of the liver tissue).

Consult a doctor or a specialist at an addiction counselling centre. The tests are very reliable. Thanks to new examination methods, liver damage and the progress of the disease can now be easily measured. In most cases, painful surgery (liver biopsy) is no longer necessary.

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Infodrog's hepatitis C campaign is aimed at medical experts as well as drug users.

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Infodrog

Swiss Office for the Coordination
of Addiction Facilities

P.O. Box 460
CH-3000 Berne 14
Switzerland

Phone +41 31 376 04 01