What are some of the “opportunistic infections” and side effects linked to HIV/AIDS?

  • AIDS-Related Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)
  • Anemia
  • Bacterial Pneumonia
  • Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes virus
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP)
  • Toxoplasmosis (Toxo)
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

To learn more:

HIV Related Opportunistic Infections: Prevention and Treatment
This list of Opportunistic Infections on the AVERT site is organized by type of infection. Scientific names are used. Also explains what opportunistic infections are and how to prevent them.
Fact Sheets: Complications (Opportunistic Infections & Malignancies, Symptoms, and Side Effects)
(University of California, San Francisco)
Fact Sheets on opportunistic infections and diseases are arranged alphabetically. The sheets are also translated into French and Spanish.

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Written by: Janice C. May, M.P.A.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey G. Schultze, M.D.
Last Modified: Friday November 08, 2019 7:41 PM