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Is it bad to get sick if I have AIDS?

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When you have AIDS, your body may find it hard to fight off colds. Make sure you do what you can to avoid catching one, and take good care of yourself if you do get sick.

From: HIV/AIDS and the Common Cold WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Antimicrobial resistance: The NIH response to a growing problem. NIAID: Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 10, 2019

SOURCES: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Antimicrobial resistance: The NIH response to a growing problem. NIAID: Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 10, 2019

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