Apr 22, 2012
I am HIV positive, Do I need to do my test to know my CD4 count, if I am healthy?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Yes you do. It is important to know what your CD4 count and percent is, as well as your HIV viral load, among other baseline laboratory tests like a chemistry panel, cholesterol level, and blood counts, as well as screening for any other sexually transmitted diseases. The results of these tests will determine whether HIV treatment is indicated at this time or not.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Unprotected Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Flu Symptoms After Getting A Tattoo Worried I Have HIV
- Oral Ulcers After Oral Sex With No Protection What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Are Red Bumps All Over The Body A Sign Of An Std?
- Can You Get Genital Warts From Chlamydia?
- How Soon Do Hpv Test Results Come Back?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.