Immune System And White Blood Cells
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Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough your WBC is slightly low, resulting in a lower neutrophil count in the 1000 to 1300 range, that is still an acceptable number to have. You neutrophils are important cells that help fight various bacterial infections when required. We... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterAZT can have side effects, just like any antiretroviral drug. The side effect symptoms of AZT can include fatigue, headaches, nausea and malaise. Laboratory side effects can include lowered red blood and white blood cells. Overall, the total... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThe percentages and ratios represent that you have been able to retsore the balance in your immune system that had been disrupted by the virus. The low absolute values for both CD4 and CD8 reflect an overall low level of T cells in your blood.... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThe symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which can give you urinary symptoms and would not respond to antibiotics.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immune system may be able to come back more powerfully than anyone thought after a break in treatment with AIDS drugs, researchers said Wednesday.
They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »
Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesWhen you get a standard blood workup from the doctor and they say your white blood cell count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white blood cells or an increase. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHere I am at 29 days. I tested for HIV a few days ago, but will not get results until Monday. I tested now because I have had a sore throat and swollen nodes in my neck for the last 2 weeks (no fever or aches, but no cold). Today some test... Read more »
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