|are my numbers "good" and can i improve them wthout the use of medicine.
Sep 2, 2012
Hi, I've been diagnosed with HIV a few months ago. Being under complete shock, i don't remember my first lab reults. But I do have those from about week ago.
CD4/CD8 : 0.45 CD4 : 506 CD8 : 1114 Viral load : 31 600
As mentioned, although i will never say no to a my doctors orders, are my numbers considered good and is it possible to improve them? If s, how?
I always ate healthy in my lie, but now i'm eating healthier than ever. Also, i started drinking Rooibos tea.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Although your CD4 count is in the normal range (500-1500), your viral load is in the moderate range. The best way to improve your situation is with HIV medications. That will make your viral load become undetectable and preserve your immune function.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Bloody Nose After Licking Rectum Worried I Have HIV
- Dizziness After Licking Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Muscle Ache After Rubbing Penis Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Unprotected Anal Sex Without Ejaculation Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Tingling In Feet After Eating Sperm Worried I Have HIV
- Bleeding During A Pap Smear
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.