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tcell vs viral load count

Mar 3, 2006

I recently began meds because my Viral load was over 750,000, but my TCell count was 333. Did I need to start them? I have been HIV+ for 6 months.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Although many of us like to get a few sets of numbers to establish a baseline or trend, that viral load is high enough and the CD4 count low enough I could see how some doctors would recommend starting treatment.

cd4 drop and relatively high viral load
Why won't my T-cells rebound?

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