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How To Raise My CD4

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Raising CD4 on Atripla

I was diagnosed with hiv in 2001. Over time my cd4 decreased and my VL increased. 2 1/2 years ago, I started on Atripla when my CD4 went as low as 260, and VL was >200k.I've responded well to the Atripla treatment, my CD4 stabilized and my VL is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Perhaps 15-25% of patients have suboptimal CD4 responses to effective HIV treatment (HIV levels suppressed but modest or laggard CD4 increases). Explanations for the suboptimal Read more »

Raising Cd4

For about the last 4 years I have had an undetetable viral load and a cd4 count that fluctuates... Read more »

undetectable no raise in cd4

My husband has hemophilia he has been on drugs since early 80's. I have been positive for about 16... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Therapy: Nutritional Supplements Can Help Patients Gain Weight, Raise CD4 Counts

...immune function. A formula with high levels of n-3 fatty acids reversed HIV- related weight loss and significantly increased CD4 cell levels, according to Dr. D.A. de Luis Roman and colleagues at Rio Hortega University Hospital in Valladolid.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adding IL-2 to Potent Anti-HIV Drugs Increases CD4+ T-Cell Counts Without Raising HIV Levels

...antiretroviral therapy, or HAART, has found that combining the immune-based therapy with potent antiretrovirals markedly boosts CD4+ T-cell counts without increasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Results of the multicenter study are reported in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Austin, Texas, Company Raises $14 Million to Market Device to Monitor HIV/AIDS Patients' CD4+ T-Cell Levels

...has raised $14 million in a first round of fundraising to bring to market a new technology that monitors HIV/AIDS patients' CD4+ T cell levels, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The device, which is expected to be about the size of a... Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... The Basics | Increasing CD4 Count | What's a Normal CD4 Count Rise? | Pregnancy & CD4 | CD4 Drops The Basics Where do CD4 cells come from? Read more »
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CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has... Read more »

Finally got my CD4 back

Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...My doctor's office finally tracked down my "missing" CD4 from when I had my labs done 5/15. As I said in another post, my viral load was undetectable for the first time. Even better Read more »

A 30 Day Miracle. CD4 goes from 160 to 500!

Posted by CLT, 3 Replies
...GOD. I had to let the world know the good news. I started Atripla (coupled with my faith in God and prayer) 30 days ago and my CD4 count went from 160 (which by right is full blown AIDS) to 500 in a matter of 30 days. I couldnt have gotten a... Read more »

CD4

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there a way to get your CD4 level tested without going through your family doctor? Read more »