HIV is a virus that targets a person’s immune system, the same system that helps to combat illness and infections in the body.
Hepatitis B is a disease which affects the liver, and is caused upon contraction of the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that affects the liver, caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Internal medicine is a broad-based specialty that has its roots in primary care and is dedicated to providing primary and specialty care to adults.
Coinfection means that one is infected with more than one disease at the same time. A common coinfection for those with HIV is the HIV/Hep C coinfection.