Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
  Breaking News: FDA Approves Triumeq, New Once-Daily Combination Pill
   
Ask the Experts About

Understanding Your LabsUnderstanding Your Labs
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


CD4 CHANGES
Jun 4, 2006

Hi. Please help me as I am pretty confused. Cd4 for the few times I checked got higer and higer when vl = 0. Last month I took a blood test and I found out today that the cd4 decreased to 638 ehile on the previous one it was 815 and so on the one before and before. the vl remain 0. I got panic and my dr. said i got nothing to be worried about as it means nothing. as long as the cd4 is between 500 to 1000 and vl remains 0 everything is ok and on the future test it will be shown as higher again. I dont buy this story as it makes no sense to me. is there something wrong with me? could it be i developed ressistance?I am very afreid as I am plannig to do lipo suction surgery soon and then later to get pregnant and I am afreid this cd4 dropping doesnnot indicate for a a dropping direction.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I agree with your doctor. It is unlikely that your CD4 percent has changed and your changes in absolute CD4 count are normal fluctuations of a CD4 count that is in the normal range.



Previous
weight gain
Next
good CD4/increasing VL x5 yrs

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement