Hepatitis C is very dangerous disease. It is a virus that can infect you. It is a liver infection that may result to your liver to have a serious damage. There are so many who are being died because of this virus and most of the people don’t know the symptoms of this disease. The virus can be transmitted to blood. Exposure in just small amount of blood of the person that is infected is enough for the person to be infected also. However, there is a cure in this kind of disease but the best thing to do is to prevent the virus to spread in your body. So, in order to help you here are some tips in preventing or to avoid hepatitis C to spread and make our health low.
The first things that you need to do is don’t share needles. Most of the infected person is those drug users who are sharing needle when they inject the drugs. Do not allow yourself to be injected by your friends for fun only that you don’t know if the needle is new or not. Now, if you are going to have a tattoo, make sure that the needle that they are using are new. Have it change in front of you where you see it can the packaging is tear in your eyes. So avoid any used needles to be used for some injections purposes.
Next is that you need to avoid direct contact with blood products. Now, if you are medical practitioner or worker, make sure that you must avoid the direct contact of blood in you. This will help you not be infected by the hepatitis C virus though you are in the medical area. It is very important that any kind of tools that are being used in blood must be thrown safely or sterilized first before it will dispose.
Then you need to remember that you must not share personal care item to others. Most of the use tools or item daily can be exposed in blood like shave products. Those care products that can cause bleeding must not be shared to other for safety purpose. Only a small amount of blood can be infected to your body so do not allow this blood may infect you.
Also, choose the right piercing and tattoo store. Make sure that if you are going to have tattoo and pierce, the store must be license and certified to avoid any complication. It is important that they follow good sanitary procedure before doing the job. And also the needles that they are using are disposable.
Last but not the least if you are going to have intercourse with your lover, make sure that you will practice safe intercourse. Use necessary safety products to avoid the transmission.
In conclusion, those are being mentioned above are just some ways that you can do to avoid hepatitis C infection. It is better to have more knowledge about it so that you can really avoid this kind of virus.