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Finished Interferon, When do CD4s Increase?
Aug 25, 2009

8 months after completing pegylated interferon w/ ribavirn my cd4s have only risen minimally. Is this normal? Baseline cd4 before treatment: 200. Treatment nadir:57 at week 46. 8 mos. post-treatment: 110 thanks.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would have expected your CD4 cells to have risen by now. However, I would be more interested in whether there were any true changes in your CD4 percentage. This would be more clearly reflective of what is happening with your immune system.

Ask your doctor to review those numbers - before and after treatment - with you.

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