Opportunistic infections and diseases occur in people whoseimmune systemshave been weakened. They usually do not occur in people who have healthy immune systems. When the immune system is weakened by a disease such asHIVinfection, opportunistic diseases may cause serious, even life-threatening, illnesses.
Opportunistic infections that are common in people who haveAIDSinclude:
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerPeter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
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