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Starting Treament
Jun 3, 2007

Can one be able to start treament even if my CD4 is 400

Response from Dr. Young

Yes.

There's no magic to the 350 cell count level that we often talk about here. 350 comes from a guideline, but there are many, many individual factors (including willingness to start) that governs the decision.

The difference between 350 and 400 might be difficult to ever answer in controlled clinical studies, so if you're interested, I'd bring up the discussion with your healthcare provider.

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