Counseling the Patient with Hepatitis C Treatment-Related Side Effects

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C Take a very hot shower to relieve the itching.

This answer is incorrect. Very hot showers can dry out your skin and worsen itching.

A Lower his ribavirin dosage.
B Keep well hydrated and use moisturizer before toweling dry after a shower.
D Use over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream (a topical steroid) on as much of his body that he can reach

 

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