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HOW LONG DO T CELLS RISE

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Rise in T-Cells

When I was first diagnosed in April of 2006 my T-Cell count was under 50. Since my diagnosis I have adamantly taken my atripla on time each day. My T-Cells stayed between 600 and 700. I did not have labs for the past 9 months (or possibly longer)...
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
You are exceptionally lucky and have had a fabulous response, as this is not the norm. But keep doing what you are doing. Read more »

Rising T-cells, why start treatment?

Doctor,My T-cell count keeps rising from 403 to 420 to 450 and my viral load jumps around A LOT.... Read more »

sustained low t-cells

living with this disease for fourteen years my tcells have remained below 200 all this time. After... Read more »
Articles
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...researchers have raised the possibility that the thymus compensates for T-cell loss by increasing its production of replacement cells, although this theory remains controversial. Part of the difficulty lays in interpreting TREC levels. Since... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...T-4 cells , also called CD4+, are "helper" cells. They lead the attack against infections. T-8 cells (CD8+) are "suppressor" cells that end the immune response. CD8 cells can also be "killer" cells that kill cancer cells and cells infected with... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Pulling the Plug on T-Cells: Fascinating Work on HIV and T-Cell Kinetics Challenges Longtime Dismissal of Ravaged Immune System's Regenerative Potential

...yanks out the drain's stopper and holds it up demonstrably for an awestruck audience to see. "This ... is what HIV does to your T cells." Water begins rushing out of the tub, the water level noticeably falling, partly, but not all the way. (Since... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...causes a slowly progressive neurologic disease ( Haase . Nature 1986;322:130). HIV causes the death and dysfunction of CD4+ T lymphocytes in vitro and in vivo . CD4+ T cell dysfunction and depletion are hallmarks of HIV disease. The... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...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 droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »