The main risk factor for hepatitis C is injecting intravenous drugs, either currently or in the past. Healthcare workers stuck by needles and sex partners of people with hepatitis C are also at risk. You have a slight risk of contracting hepatitis from tattoo needles and infected ink. The hepatitis C virus infects the liver. This liver infection can lead to nausea
, which shows up as yellow skin and eyes. You may have no symptoms, though. And if you’re lucky, your body may clear the virus on its own, though this is not common.