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DRASTIC DROP IN T-CELL COUNT

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drastic drop in T-Cell Count

Diagnosed HIV + Feb 2009. T-Cell count 332 VL 150,000 Cd4% 18.Been on Atripla for almost a year. Several lab test comes back VL undetected, TC going up to 593 and CD4% went up to 28%. However, last lab result 2 days ago came back VL undetected...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I agree with your doctor. Given the undetectable viral load and stable CD4%, I would not be concerned about the drop in CD4 count. Nothing different to do at this point, just keep doing what you are doing.... Read more »

drastic drop in T-Cell Count

Just got my lab results and T-Cells dropped a lot. last cd4 543, VL undetected, CD4% 28. new lab... Read more »
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T-cells dropping..............

Posted by MIT, 3 Replies
T-cells dropping, viral load still low - under 13000 and feeling uneasy about going on meds. should one consider meds at under 200 or 350 t-cells? as i wait it out to see a trend and after being diagnosed 3 yrs ago where nothing really changed i now... Read more »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HI, my son's father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300..... Read more »

my CD4 counts dropped. is this normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been infected for just 8 months and have been on meds. My CD4 counts rose to 416 and i am undetectable in viral load. My question is, last week, my CD4 counts dropped to 386. Is this normal? do they fluctuate? I'm worried that my meds are... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be... Read more »