Opportunistic Infections Directory
Opportunistic infections are infections that take advantage of a weakened immune system. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how opportunistic infections are caught, how to treat and prevent them, and much more.
What Opportunistic Infections Do You Get With HIV?
Immune systems weakened by HIV are targets for opportunistic infections. Find out which infections are more common and how you can try to prevent them.
Lipodystrophy is a problem with the way your body uses and stores fat. It changes the way you look and can cause serious complications. It's called acquired lipodystrophy when you aren't born with it.
HIV/AIDS and the Common Cold
If your immune system is weakened from HIV/AIDS, you need to guard against colds and flus. WebMD offers tips.
Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)
Pneumocystis pneumonia, or PCP, is a serious infection that often affects people with HIV and AIDS. Find out more from the experts at WebMD.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Pictorial Timeline of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
A historical overview of the AIDS pandemic from the first human case to the present.
Slideshow: Living With HIV and AIDS: Myths and Facts
From treatment options to information on symptoms, see what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to HIV and AIDS.