Hepatitis Testing in Forest City, FL

Hepatitis Testing in Forest City, FL

You do not have to go any further if you are trying to find a local Forest City, FL STD testing resource. Our company, Community Care Resource of FL (CCRSFL), is a reliable provider of Hepatitis C testing. This Seminole County clinic is a great place to receive confidential care that you have been looking for. Our outreach gives the community a safe environment to receive counseling and training as it pertains to its intimate encounters. We look forward to servicing you and our community’s testing needs.

What is Hepatitis A?

According to the Mayo Clinic, “Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus. The virus is one of several types of hepatitis viruses that cause inflammation and affect your liver’s ability to function.

You’re most likely to get hepatitis A from contaminated food or water or from close contact with a person or object that’s infected. Mild cases of hepatitis A don’t require treatment. Most people who are infected recover completely with no permanent liver damage.

Practicing good hygiene, including washing hands frequently, is one of the best ways to protect against hepatitis A. Vaccines are available for people most at risk.”

What is Hepatitis B?

According to CDC.gov, “Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The hepatitis B virus is transmitted when blood, semen, or another body fluid from a person infected with the virus enters the body of someone who is not infected. This can happen through sexual contact; sharing needles, syringes, or other drug-injection equipment; or from mother to baby at birth. For some people, hepatitis B is an acute, or short-term, illness but for others, it can become a long-term, chronic infection. Risk for chronic infection is related to age at infection: approximately 90% of infected infants become chronically infected, compared with 2%–6% of adults. Chronic hepatitis B can lead to serious health issues, like cirrhosis or liver cancer. The best way to prevent hepatitis B is by getting vaccinated.”

What is Hepatitis C?

According to WebMD, “Hepatitis C is a liver infection that can lead to serious liver damage. It’s caused by the hepatitis C virus. About 3.9 million people in the U.S. have the disease. But it causes few symptoms, so most of them don’t know. The virus spreads through an infected person’s blood or body fluids.”

There are many forms of the hepatitis C virus, or HCV. The most common in the U.S. is type 1. None is more serious than any other, but they respond differently to treatment.

How can we help?

Book an appointment today to get tested for the HEP C virus. We don’t treat the virus but we have screenings available you for you. Please call office at 1 (877) 287-2520. A Forest City representative would be glad to assist you.