CAN I BOOST MY CD4 COUNT TO EARLIER LEVELS
Feb 20, 2011
I have been hiv+ for 5yrs have not been on meds and have had a cd4 count of over 1200 which has slowly dropped to 850 and a viral load of 142 this last 2 months. Can I do anything to boost my cd4 count?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
I suspect this is not a real or significant decline since they are both in the normal range (500-1500) and your viral load is so low. I would check the CD4 percent, which is a more stable number over time. I a bet it has not changed significantly (a >3% decline) and so what you are dealing with is a natural fluctuation of the number.
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