) Some drugs, such as alcohol and tylenol tend to stay in the liver, and prevent it from functioning correctly, and after
a long period of abuse or sickness, it stops working. My mother was in Turkey on a vacation, and got an infection that sped up her Hep C infection and passed away within a month. She had been ill with it since before i was born, but it had only been diagnosed within the last three years. Since I was born with it, I have been tested several times and so far so good.