World Hepatitis Day

Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

Have you ever shared needles or ampoules to inject steroids?

Have you been exposed to human blood or had a needle stick injury at work?

Were you immunised, or have you had an injection or medical procedure outside of Australia?

Did you have a transfusion or other blood products before 1990, or have surgery before 1990 that may have required a transfusion?

Have you had sex where you may have been exposed to blood from your partner, or have you been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection?

Have you ever shared equipment for preparing or injecting drugs (such as needles, syringes, straws, notes, water, filters, tourniquets or spoons)?

Have you had any type of medical, dental or cosmetic procedure in which equipment may not have been properly sterilised?

Had haemodialysis? Shared personal items such as razors, toothbrushes, nail clippers etc.?

28th July is World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver that is transmitted when blood that carries the virus enters another person’s bloodstream.

It often has no symptoms but left untreated it can cause serious damage to the liver. Take the self-assessment survey to see if you are at risk of having the infection.

Click here to start.

If your quiz results show that you have been at risk of contracting Hepatitis C, it can now be easily cured in most people.

All information you provide during the quiz is strictly confidential.

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