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HIV Stages

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Would like to know the HIV stage and possible treatment?

The CD4/CD8 Count:CD3 count: 2918.40Lab results:--------------% of cd4 = 20.41«solute cd4 count = 595.78% of cd8 = 70.80«solute cd8 count = 2066.37cd4/cd8 ratio = 0.29------Haemoglobin = 15.2RBC = 4.90WBC = 6100So what stage is the hiv? Is is...
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
...depressed (normal 30-50%). Your CD8 count and percent are elevated, which is an indication of your immune system reaction to HIV infection. Your other blood cell counts are normal. These results indicate some immune system impairment but... Read more »

hiv stage

my father is hiv infected about 7 years he is 65 years old we r worrid about him today he... Read more »

is esr elevated throughout hiv stages?

...was wondering 1-does esr stay elevated throughout hiv stages?2-can esr be normal in hiv... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

ACTG 175: Anti-HIV Therapy Lowers Risk of AIDS, Death in Patients with Intermediate-Stage HIV Disease

...has demonstrated that anti-HIV treatment of individuals with intermediate-stage HIV disease can lower their risk of developing AIDS and, in certain patients, can reduce the risk of death. In a study of nearly 2,500 HIV-infected volunteers, with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...differently. However, as a general way of describing the disease process, the course of HIV infection can be looked at in four (4) stages. These stages are important because different treatment options may be considered at each stage. Primary... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Four-in-One HIV Pill Enters Late-Stage Clinical Testing

... "Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday it started late stage clinical testing of its four-in-one 'Quad' HIV tablet," the Associated Press reports. The pill includes the drugs elvitegravir, cobicistat, and the two components of Truvada, Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...prevented or treated successfully. This has substantially increased the longevity and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS. Does everyone who has HIV eventually develop AIDS? We don't know for certain. Studies show that the majority of... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 ) There are four stages to HIV disease 1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying Read more »

Dry COugh

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW SEVERE IS THE DRY COUGH WITH HIV AT EACH STAGE ? WHAT ARE CAUSES OF A DRY COUGH ? Read more »

MY SINUS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My sinus infection still hasnt gone away and it only happens at night. Could this be HIV ? Im going to get a test soon but i just want to know if a sinus infection is linked to HIV and if it is what stage would it Read more »