|Building up T-Cell count
May 5, 2002
May 4, 2002
I converted November 13, 2001, and started treatment right way. Six months later I stopped due to side effects. I started treatment again six months later, and have been on medications (Combavir/Verimune) ever since. My question is thus, my T-Cells have not gone above 412, or below 250, they usually stay around 312. I have been undetected since started medications, but my T-Cells will not cooperate. What is there that I can do to build them up? I have heard about Interlukin II, but my doctor will not administer it (not enough data). what do you advise? Please help.
Thank you, Nicolas
| Response from Dr. Boyle
Nick, your T cells are currently OK and I would not feel any urgent need to add anything additional. The most important thing is for you to keep your viral load <50 and to maintain your T cells in the current range, which keeps you out of risk of any opportunistic infections.
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