Separate unit for HCV and HBSAg positive patients

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and Hepatitis B virus (HBSAg) Treatment in Ludhiana, Punjab


Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a bacterial virus, which induces inflammation of the liver which can lead to serious damage to the liver. The HCV is propagated through infected tissue or blood. Hepatitis C virus treatment until recently included frequent injections and oral medications, which many affected patients were unable to get because of certain complications with their health.

Signs or symptoms

Hepatitis C virus is classified as persistent hepatitis C with long-term illness. Chronic hepatitis C is normally “silent” before the virus enough affects the liver to induce the signs of liver failure, as well as the symptoms.Signs and symptoms include:

  • Spiderlike blood vessels on your skin (spider angiomas)
  • Bleeding and Bruising easily
  • Yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
  • Dark-colored urine
  • Confusion, drowsiness and slurred speech (hepatic encephalopathy)
  • Itchy skin
  • Swelling in your legs
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue and Poor appetite
  • Fluid buildup in your abdomen (ascites)

Diagnosis of HCV at Aastha kidney hospital

Screening for hepatitis C

It is performed in certain situations such as-:

  • If you have inhaled illicit drugs.
  • If your liver is working abnormally.
  • People who are suffering from hemophilia
  • People with HIV infection
Tests for liver damage
  • Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE)
  • Transient elastography
  • Liver biopsy
  • Blood tests

Treatment at Aastha hospital.

Antiviral medications

Hepatitis C Virus is managed with antivirals to kill the body’s virus. The purpose of therapy is not to detect any hepatitis C virus inside your body for 12 weeks after the treatment has been completed. As a consequence, patients see improved outcomes, less adverse effects, and faster therapies often within 8 weeks.

Liver transplantation

When the hepatitis C recurrent infection has produced severe problems, liver transplantation could be an alternative. The surgeon extracts the infected liver and replaces it with a new liver after a hepatitis transplant. Although a limited percentage come from living donors who contribute half of their liver, the most transplanted liver are deceased donors.


While there’s no hepatitis C vaccination, the doctor would possibly prescribe hepatitis A and B virus vaccinations. There are distinct viruses that can destroy the liver and render chronic hepatitis C more complicated.


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