Nov 30, 2005
my brothers cd4 count is 150 he hasn't started meds yet, but very shortly apparently.can this improve his count
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Yes, your brother's CD4 cell count can definitely improve with combination therapies for HIV. While he currently has a CD4 count that places him at risk for AIDS complication (<200), on well selected, well-adhered to medications, we could expect a roughly 200 cell increase within the first year.
I hope this helps. Good luck to your brother. Have him write us with any questions. BY
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