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cd4 and cd8 counts

Feb 28, 2013

hi, need to know, my friends has hiv and his cd4 and cd8 count is very low... what should be done to increase this count

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

The best thing that your friend can do is to take HIV (antiretroviral) medications. If he's not already taking them he should start. If he's already on them, then maximizing his adherence to medical appointments and pill taking is the next step.

Hope that helps, BY

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