Hepatitis C: Signs and Symptoms

What are the signs and symptoms of hepatitis C?

The majority of infected children acquire the virus at birth and are without symptoms in childhood. Older age at the time of acquiring the virus infection can be associated with symptoms. Symptoms can occur weeks to months after someone is exposed to the virus. These include:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Fatigue
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and/or skin)