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  1. AIDS Dysmorphic Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report AIDS Dysmorphic Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  2. HTLV Type I and Type II

    HTLV-I was first isolated in 1980 from a patient originally thought to have a cutaneous lymphoma. It became clear that it was a distinct form of lymphoma,which was designated as acute T-cell leukemia/ lymphoma (ATL). Some years later,different groups in Martinique and Japan described an association between a chronic disease of the spinal cord and HTLV-I infection,which was later named HTLV-I ...

  3. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)

    AIDS is an infectious disorder that suppresses the normal function of the immune system. It is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),which destroys the body's ability to fight infections. Specific cells of the immune system that are responsible for the proper response to infections (T cells) are destroyed by this virus. Characteristically a person infected with HIV initially ...

  4. Pregnancy and HIV Testing

    WebMD provides information on getting tested for HIV during pregnancy.

  5. Screening Tests for HIV Diagnosis and Treatment

    WebMD provides an overview of different HIV screening tests, both those used to diagnose HIV infection and those used to select and monitor treatments in people who are living with HIV.

  6. HIV and AIDS

    Learn more about HIV and AIDS, including diagnosis and treatment, from the experts at WebMD.

  7. The Difference Between HIV and AIDS

    What's the difference between HIV and AIDS? When does HIV become AIDS?

  8. HIV and Your Body

    Be aware of how HIV affects your body and what you can do to stay healthy.

  9. 7 Myths About HIV/AIDS

    Living with HIV today is very different than it was years ago. Learn the truth.

  10. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Other Treatment

    HIV can cause emotional, social, and financial stresses that significantly add to the stress of being ill. Accepting that these stresses are present and getting the education and support you need may help you manage them and improve your quality of life.

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