Apr 21, 2007
Once your T-cell count falls below 200 is it possible to elevate it above 200 again? And if it can be raised are they still considered to have AIDS?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Patients who start effective HIV treatment with CD4 cell counts < 200 generally will see a rise in the CD4 count often to above 200. Once the CD4 count is > 200 though functionally the persons may not behave like an AIDS patient they are still defined as having AIDS (just like a person with a healed broken bone still has had a broken bone).
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