HIV & AIDS Guide - Cause
Learn about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and how the virus affects the body and immune system.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Symptoms
Read about symptoms of HIV infection.
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.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - When To Call a Doctor
If you are infected with HIV or caring for someone who is, call 911 or other emergency services immediately if any of the following conditions develop: seizures, loss of consciousness, new weakness in an arm, a leg, or one side of the body.
Understanding AIDS/HIV -- Prevention
Get the basics on prevention of AIDS/HIV from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding AIDS/HIV -- Diagnosis & Treatment
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of AIDS/HIV.
Understanding HIV/AIDS -- the Basics
Get the basics on AIDS/HIV from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding AIDS/HIV -- Symptoms
WebMD's guide to the symptoms of HIV and AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Guide - Topic Overview
What is HIV? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system,the body’s natural defense system. Without a strong immune system,the body has trouble fighting off disease. Both the virus and the infection it causes are called HIV. White blood cells are an important part of the immune system. HIV invades and destroys certain white blood cells called CD4+ cells. If ...
Treating Tuberculosis in People With HIV - Topic Overview
Treatment for people with tuberculosis (TB) who also have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is nearly the same as for people who don't have HIV. But there are some important differences,including: 1 Checking to make sure that the TB medicines are not changing the effectiveness of the medicines used to treat the HIV infection. Continuing treatment for longer than 6 months. Treatment may go on ...