HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It harms your immune system by destroying a type of white blood cell that helps your body fight infection. This puts you at risk for serious infections and certain cancers. AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is the final stage of infection with HIV.
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Most people who develop Lyme disease recover fully following a course of antibiotics. In rare cases, Lyme disease symptoms may persist for weeks, months, or even years after antibiotic treatment. A vector-borne disease is one that a blood-feeding arthropod, such as a mosquito, flea, or, in the case of Lyme disease, a tick spreads.
If you have recently been told by your dentist that you have gum disease, you're not alone. Also known as periodontitis, this disease affects almost half of Americans over the age of 30, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC. Tooth loss is often an unfortunate outcome when left untreated.