Low CD4 Count And Weight Gain
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You are correct: The CD4% is generally considered the more accurate indicator of immune integrity, as it doesn't tend to fluctuate as much due to intercurrent illnesses and other non-HIV-related factors. (See below.)Regarding beginning... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, you could still feel well with those kinds of numbers. You need to start treatment ASAP. You have very little reserve in your immune system and are at significant risk for developing other kinds of infections unless you get those CD4 cells up.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Among other things ,a healthier lifestyle would include getting adequate sleep/rest, optimizing your diet/nutrition, not smoking or using recreational drugs, using alcohol only in moderation, decreasing stress and participating in a regular... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI agree with all your doctors. Sounds like you are doing marvelous!... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesOh my I just got cd4 count at 8--down from a whopping 35 last year--freaked out my ID Doc who didn't even look at cd8 or resistance or any of that because if you're at 8 it isn't too great!
He decided to Difllucan me again on a permanent basis. He... Read more »
Posted by live_life80, 4 RepliesHey everyone,
I am new to the boards and being HIV positive. I will tell you a little bit about myself. I am a 25 year old gay male and was infected about 9 months ago and diagnosed 3 months ago. I feel lucky that I caught it so soon, but it has been... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDear Joel,
I've seen an expert at the the body talk about this, (Mark H.). What the hell is it. Is it just another name for an undectable strain of HIV? This is what he refers to people who keep testing negative on all sorts of test, but yet have... Read more »
Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 ReplyHi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »
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