Telling people

Who, what, where, how and when you tell is entirely up to you. You may feel that no-one has the right to know you have Hepatitis C, and that's okay. However, there may be times that you need the care and compassion of loved ones, or the advice of someone who knows what you're going through.

It can be hard to tell people that you have a potentially serious illness. Reactions from friends, family, work mates, even medical professionals are likely to be varied. Sadly, some are frightened of illnesses like Hepatitis C, and their responses may upset you. It is important to protect yourself from discrimination and stigma, so you need to be prepared.

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