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HIV and Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

Learn about Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a potentially life-threatening illness frequently seen in untreated people with advanced HIV infection. Mycobacterium avium complex, also known as MAC, is a serious bacterial infection often seen in...

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HIV-Associated Complications of the Eye

HIV-associated eye disorders are common among people living with HIV, with as many as 70 to 80 percent experiencing some form of eye problem. HIV-associated eye disorders are common among people living with HIV, with between 70 and 80% experiencing...

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HIV and Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

Learn about Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a potentially life-threatening illness frequently seen in untreated people with advanced HIV infection. Mycobacterium avium complex, also known as MAC, is a serious bacterial infection often seen in...

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How HIV Increases Your Risk of Cancer

Cancer is today the leading cause of death for people living with HIV in the developed world. Find out why and ways to reduce your personal risk. The incidences of cancer in people living with HIV have long been an area of concern and the focus of...

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What Is the Risk of HIV in Hemophiliacs?

HIV transmission among hemophiliacs was long considered among the highest level of risk. How much have things changed with newer screening techniques? Prior to ‚Äčthe routine screening of the donated blood supply, people receiving blood and...

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How Chronic Inflammation Complicates HIV Infection

Inflammation is part of the body's natural response to HIV. Over the long term, the same response can increase the risk of cancer and other diseases. Inflammation occurs in the presence of an agent, infection, or event that can hurt the body....

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Treating Hepatitis C in People With HIV

Hepatitis C is an infectious disease affecting the liver and one of the leading causes of hospitalization and death among people living with HIV. Hepatitis C is an infectious disease affecting the liver, which is transmitted by the hepatitis C virus...

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HIV and Testosterone Replacement

Testosterone deficiency occurs in both men and women with HIV and long been recognized as a complication of HIV since the earliest days of the pandemic. Testosterone deficiency is frequently seen in both men and women with HIV. Endocrine...

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Cryptococcosis and Cryptococcal Meningitis Overview

Extrapulmonary cryptococcosis (which includes cryptococcal meningitis) is classified by the CDC as an AIDS-defining condition. Find out more. Cryptococcosis is a potentially fatal fungal disease affecting more than 16,000 people worldwide each day...

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Hip Pain and Fractures in People With HIV

Avascular necrosis (AVN) is bone cell death caused by a diminished blood supply to the bones which is being seen more frequently in people with HIV. The problem starts out innocuously enough with some vague discomfort in the leg, especially in the...

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