Drug Abuse complications
Drug Abuse

Complications could include:

  • A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it once was. Thirty years ago, doctors had little more than comforting words to offer patients who had been diagnosed with the virus. And while there remains no cure fo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • If left untreated, HIV can lead to AIDS. AIDS weakens your immune system to the point where it can no longer fight off disease and infection. Learn more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • What are the stages of HIV? How does the disease progress? We'll answer these questions and many others.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. Read more on whom it affects and how to treat it.
    Source:HLCMS
  • June 2011 marked an important milestone in the world of HIV/AIDS; it was the 30th anniversary of the first documented case of the virus. The first warning about the virus was released by the CDC on June 5, 1981. This unknown virus was originally d...
    Source:HLCMS
  • "Night sweats" is another term for excessive perspiration at night. They're an uncomfortable part of life for many people. Night sweats are a common symptom of menopause. They can also be caused by some medical conditions and certain medications.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Changing Face of HIV "When I walked into the room, the first thing I noticed was that these people didn't look like me," says Chelsea White, recalling her first group session with other HIV-positive patients. "They looked like what I thought H...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're living with HIV, learn about working with your doctors, starting treatments, managing the stress of diagnosis, and lifestyle changes to consider.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites can all cause skin infections. Infections can range from mild to severe. Learn what to do if you have a skin infection.
    Source:HLCMS
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