Jan 21, 2004
How does the CD4 count affect dental treatment. Are there any contraindications if the CD4 count is below a certain number? Or any precautions?
Response from Dr. Henry
I have referred HIV+ patients for dental care across the entire spectrum of CD4 cell counts (from 0 to > 1000). I have not observed any CD4 count below which I would hesitate for a patient to get good dental care. KH
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