The incubation period can
vary from 2 to 26 weeks, with an average between 6 to 9 weeks.
Acute Hepatitis C
People who are infected with hepatitis C are usually asymptomatic. However, if a patient
has acute hepatitis C, symptoms may include:
abdominal pain and
Chronic Hepatitis C
Chronic hepatitis C refers to an infection where the body is not able to eliminate the
virus. Most of those infected are asymptomatic and it may take 10-30 years from the original time of infection to
recognize chronic hepatitis C, about 20 years to recognize cirrhosis, and 30 or
more years to recognize liver cancer.
This page was last modified on: 02/5/2013 10:18:33