Jan 18, 2011
Doctors good afternoon, thank you for this site, god bless you, my counts are so September 2010 to January 2011 CD4 900 648 , CD8 780 655, viral load 4732 15 856 , is all this good or bad? I start treatment?, please help, I have much fear. Again many thanks
Response from Mr. Vergel
I am not sure where you live, but in the United States our DHHS treatment guidelines recommend HIV treatment for those with CD4 cells at 500 or below. Yours are above that. But remember that, assuming that you have a way to get medications paid for, the decision of starting treatment is a personal one. Some people start treatment earlier based on their own judgement after discussions with their physician.
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