Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the blood. The infection can cause liver inflammation that is often asymptomatic, but ensuing chronic Hepatitis can result later in cirrhosis and liver cancer.
It is a disease spread by blood-to-blood contact with an infected person. Hepatitis C is often associated with used needles.About 4.5 million Americans suffer from hepatitis C, which is hard to detect but can cause scarring of the liver and lead to cirrhosis
Willie is not the first rocker to reveal his Hepatitis C infection , Steven Tyler ( Aerosmith ) faught it , apparently with success , in 2006
Tyler said it wasn’t easy to deal with the disease and the treatment took a toll on his body — and his marriage
It took him 11 months of chemotherapy.