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what diseases are most likely to be contracted if you have aids?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Numerous: Pneumocystis jirovechi pneumonia, Burkitts Lymphoma, Severe wasting, Kaposi sarcoma, Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Any other cancers really, any bacterial or viral infections basically.
Answered on Jun 9, 2015

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