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Symptoms & types

Here's where you can find out more about the signs and symptoms of HIV infection, and the types of opportunistic infections and cancers linked to AIDS.

Symptoms

A look at the symptoms of HIV infection.

Complications

Read about the AIDS-related cancer Karposi sarcoma.

AIDS dementia complex is a feared complication of AIDS.

In Africa, they call HIV "slim disease". Find out why here.

Read more about the opportunistic infection, cytomegalovirus.

People with HIV are more likely to develop certain cancers, including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, this a cancer of white blood cells. Read more.

Lipodystrophy is a problem with the way the body produces, uses and stores fat. Read more.

These bacteria are very common in food, water and soil. Read more about them.

The risk for contracting tuberculosis (TB) is far greater if you are HIV-positive. Find out more.

Learn more about pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) and how to avoid infection.

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