Lauren Bloch, MD | White River Health System

Lauren Bloch, MD

Lauren Bloch, MD, Family Practice, Midway Medical Clinic, Cherokee Village, AR

More About Dr. Bloch

Although Dr. Bloch’s focus is treating patients with hepatitis C, she also accepts new patients for wellness exams, women’s health, diabetes management, and more.

What is hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation and damage.

What are the symptoms of hepatitis C?

Most people infected with hepatitis C have no symptoms. Some people with an acute hepatitis C infection may have symptoms within 1 to 3 months after they are exposed to the virus.

These symptoms may include:

• Dark yellow urine

• Feeling tired

• Fever

• Gray-or clay-colored stools

• Joint pain

• Loss of appetite

• Nausea

• Pain in your abdomen

• Vomiting

• Yellowish eyes and skin, called jaundice

Should I be screened for hepatitis C?

Your Provider may recommend you be screened for hepatitis C based on multiple factors such as your age, family history, working conditions, and more.

If you are interested in learning more about hepatitis C or want to schedule an appointment, please call Dr. Bloch’s office to speak with a medical professional.

Training

Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

Residency

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

Medical School

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine