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HOW MUCH WILL MY T CELLS INCREASE

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Viral Load and T-Cell's increase together within 3 months

In July 1999, my VL was 2,500 and T-Cells 515. Now in Sept. 1999, the VL increased to 44,000, HOWEVER, my T-Cells also increased to 785 in the same time frame. I am feeling good however. Any specific thoughts on this occurence ? Drug regimen 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
Several possibilities exist. Lab error. Lack of adherence. Concomitant illness/vaccination. Development of resistance. Or a discordant response, in which there is a true disconnect between T cell and viral load responses. You don't indicate... Read more »

how many cd4 cells will increase in every month

Hi,I got infected with HIV and i consulted doctor on 23/jan/2010 and my cd4 cells are 63 and after... Read more »

can my white blood cells increase without meds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Long-Term Suppression of Viral Load and Sustained CD4 Cell Increase Reduce Risk of Cervical HPV Infection for HIV-Positive Women

Women infected with HIV also have high rates of infection with high-risk strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer. Researchers in Brussels, Belgium, have proved that an undetectable viral load and sustained immune... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Increases the Risk of Several Cancers After Starting HIV Therapy

Researchers investigated the incidence and timing of cancer diagnoses among patients who began triple-drug antiretroviral therapy (ART) between 1996 and 2011. The researchers reviewed the records of approximately 11,500 persons, examined trends in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC, Verizon, University of Georgia Launch Cell Phone Initiative That Aims to Increase HIV Testing Among Youth

In an effort to increase HIV testing among young people, Verizon Wireless , CDC and University of Georgia's New Media Institute are collaborating on a project that transmits videos featuring college couples talking about getting tested for the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Seeking No-Cost Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe to Increase Following Procurement of T Cell Tests, AIDS Council Says

The number of people living with HIV/AIDS seeking access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe likely will increase following the procurement of tests that count CD4+ T cells, Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council said recently, the... Read more »
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IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
IL-2 Induces Sustained CD4 Cell Increases in HIV-Infected Patients


By Deborah Mitchell

TORONTO, Sep 20 (Reuters Health) - The addition of recombinant interleukin-2 (IL-2) to an HIV antiretroviral therapy produces an increase in CD4+ T-cell counts,... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my CD4+... Read more »

Raise T Cells and More

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A few months ago an opportunity presented itself to begin treatment using a 100% natural combinational therapy that also does NOT interfere with any medical treatment one is currently taking. It's DRAMATICALLY increasing T cell counts and the... Read more »