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To see this entire guide on a single page, go to "See all HIV-Related Conditions" in the blue box at right.
Infections and Cancers HIV weakens your immune system, leaving you vulnerable to certain infections and cancers. The infections are called "opportunistic" because they take the opportunity to attack you when your immune system is weak.
Body-Shape Changes People who are taking HIV medicines and living longer sometimes experience visible changes in body shape and appearance.
Hepatitis C Coinfection Coinfection is a medical term meaning that you have two or more infections in your body at the same time. If you have HIV and hepatitis C coinfection, then you have both HIV and hepatitis C.