How do other illnesses affect toxoplasmosis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Toxoplasmosis can often be confused with other illnesses since some of the symptoms may resemble the flu. Additionally, those suffering from weakened immune systems due to illnesses like HIV/AIDS or conditions like an organ transplant may also have seizures, confusion, and blurred vision, and will have a harder time recovering. Once an individual with HIV/AIDS is infected by toxoplasmosis, they typically have to stay on medication for the rest of their lives.

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