HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay who is encouraging his patients to be screened for viral hepatitis.
There are multiple forms, but types A, B, and C are the most common. Many people are infected and do not know it.
High-risk populations include those who have been treated for sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS patients, men who have sex with men, and injection drug users.
Discuss with your doctor whether you should be screened for viral hepatitis.