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Is Hepatitis C considered a terminal illness

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Human Resources claim it is not considered terminal for FMLA, doctor said it was terminal
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  wallace_rn replied 9 years ago.


Hepatitis C is not considered terminal. Some people do not even get symptoms. If it left untreated it can lead to other complications that can be terminal such as liver cancer. Hepatitis C itself is not terminal.

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