Opportunistic Infections and Related Diseases, and Their Treatment

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Opportunistic Infections and Related Diseases

500. Opportunistic Infections
A definition of opportunistic infections. Description of the most common opportunistic infections with links to more detailed information.
[Reviewed August 28, 2014]

501. Candidiasis (Thrush)
A description of candidiasis (thrush), including transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

502. Cryptosporidiosis
A description of the opportunistic infection cryptosporidiosis, including symptoms, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed June 4, 2014]

503. Cryptococcal Meningitis
A description of the opportunistic infection cryptococcal meningitis, including symptoms, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

504. Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
A description of the opportunistic infection cytomegalovirus (CMV), including symptoms, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed June 1, 2016]

505. Nervous System Problems and Dementia
A description of dementia and central nervous system problems, including symptoms, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed February 4, 2014]

506. Hepatitis: Overview
A description of the seven types of viral hepatitis, their symptoms and diagnosis. Basic information on treatment.
[Revised September 5, 2014]

507. Hepatitis C
A description of hepatitis C, its diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Discussion of co-infection with both HIV and hepatitis C.
[Revised April 24, 2014]

508. Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)
A description of herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores or genital herpes, and its interactions with HIV infection. Transmission, treatment and prevention of herpes simplex.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

509. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
A description of shingles (herpes zoster), including transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
[Reviewed November 30, 2014]

510. Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
A description of human papillomaviruses (HPV) and the problems they can cause, including genital warts and cervical dysplasia.
[Revised June 7, 2016]

511. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)
A description of the opportunistic infection Kaposi’s Sarcoma (KS), including symptoms, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed June 7, 2016]

512. Lymphoma
A description of the opportunistic infection Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL), including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed September 30, 2014]

513. Molluscum
A description of the opportunistic infection molluscum contagiosum, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed April 21, 2014]

514. Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)
A description of the opportunistic infection Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC), including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed September 30, 2014]

515. Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)
A description of the opportunistic infection pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP), including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

516. Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)
A description of the opportunistic infection progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML), including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

517. Toxoplasmosis
A description of toxoplasmosis, including transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
[Reviewed April 16, 2014]

518. Tuberculosis (TB)
A description of tuberculosis (TB), including transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
[Reviewed June 7, 2016]

519. Wasting Syndrome
A description of AIDS wasting, including causes and treatments.
[Reviewed May 19, 2014]

520. Cancer and HIV
Cancers and HIV
[Revised June 10, 2016]


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