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drastic drop in T-Cell Count
Jul 25, 2010

Diagnosed HIV + Feb 2009. T-Cell count 332 VL 150,000 Cd4% 18. Been on Atripla for almost a year. Several lab test comes back VL undetected, TC going up to 593 and CD4% went up to 28%. However, last lab result 2 days ago came back VL undetected CD4% 29% but t-cells dropped to 343. Dr. say no to worry. Any suggesstions/recommendations on next steps?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

I agree with your doctor. Given the undetectable viral load and stable CD4%, I would not be concerned about the drop in CD4 count. Nothing different to do at this point, just keep doing what you are doing.



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