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Lung-Related Health Risks for People with HIV

Learn more about the two most common lung-related health issues for people living with HIV and AIDS.

  • Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP) - a type of pneumonia closely associated with HIV since only people with immunodeficiency are affected.
  • Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB) - a contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the lungs, but may spread to other organs. It is one of the most common opportunistic infections found in HIV+ people.