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
T-cell & viral load
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