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    HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Treatment Overview

    Living with HIV

    Learning how to live with HIV infection may keep your immune system strong, while also preventing the spread of HIV to others.

    If your partner has HIV:

    Treatment for AIDS

    If HIV progresses to a late stage, treatment will be started or continued to keep your immune system as healthy as possible.

    If you get any diseases that point to AIDS, such as Pneumocystispneumonia or Kaposi's sarcoma, your doctor will treat them.

    Many important end-of-life decisions can be made while you are active and able to communicate your wishes. For more information, see the topic Care at the End of Life.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

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