typically 10 or more) it progressively weakens an infected person's ability to fight infections of all sorts. As a result, in its advanced stages, after years
of infection, persons with HIV
can no longer fight off infection by micro organisms that people with normal immune systems co-exist with on a daily basis and as a result common, every day infections become even more common. These latter sorts of infections include fungal infections, sore throats, and sinusitis.