Sep 7, 2007
My spouse CD4 count has gone down 400 to 65 in last 3 years. Turns out that he has not been taking medication. How long would it take to recover the CD4 count. Thanks RB
Response from Dr. Daar
Everyone is different both with regards to how quickly CD4 cells come back and how high they ultimately go. The main think is to find out whey s/he was not taking the medications so that they can safely be restarted with the goal of suppressing the virus to undetectable levels. Most people will gain about 100 CD4 cells in the first months and then experience gradual increase after that.
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