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.
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.
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.
What Is Mycobacterium Avium Complex?
Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a group of bacteria related to tuberculosis, is an opportunistic infection that affects people with HIV.