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Aug 24, 2003

hello Mark..i ve been tested on april my VL was 96000and CD4 was86

so we have started the thearpy straight away..i a m taking combivir+sustiva. i ve been tested month ago my VLis gone down below 50and my cd4 200..but the new tests show my cd4 is gone down a little, i am trying to be positive but i am so scared.i am 33 health (was)guy eat well.dont drink..but I WANT MY CD4 TO GO UP .....Help

Response from Dr. Holodniy

You don't indicate what "down a little" is. You have had a great viral response. I would not worry about this and follow the CD4 count and percentage trend over time during your next lab visits.

Producing antibodies to different diseases
re: big drop in cd4 and big jump in vl

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