|HIV % and drop in T-Cell
Feb 7, 2010
I have been HIV+ for about 12 years, and have been a long-term non-progresser. I have never been on meds. My t-cell normally runs from the high 500-900. And my viral load is under 1000. I get checked in 6 month intervals. My last blood work showed a t-cell of 490 and viral load of 782...However my percentage dropped from 32% to 25%...I havent seen my doctor as I just recieved the results last week, but Im curious to know what may be happening..Thanks in advance for your help.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate what the CD4 percent has been doing all along, and whether it has always been around 32% or it was lower. However, given the number of years you have been infected and the nonprogressor status, I would not be concerned about one drop in CD4% like that.
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