Aug 6, 2006
Does HIV always lead to AIDS? Will HIV cut a life short? What are the viral load count and CD4 counts if you are at the early stages?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
HIV infection is likely to progress to AIDS in the absence of HIV treatment and therefore cut ones life span short. In general CD4 counts of > 350 or viral loads < 100,000 are considered to be general benchmarks of early or less severe HIV infection.
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