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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