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HIV very low CD4 Count it is 8

Feb 7, 2010

what does it indicate 8 indicate for the life expectency etc...please drop a light if not minding it? thanks in upfront.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Without HIV treatment one would be at serious risk for death and/or development of opportunistic infections. With HIV treatment and a subsequent increase in CD4 count, many years of good quality life could be expected.

90 days on Atripla--CD4 count drops 150
No treatment cd4 dropping but viral load dropping as well

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