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What Is The Ldh Count If You Have HIV

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Chronic elevated LDH and SGPT

I'm 33 and diagnosed HIV for 2 months, my CD4 count was 182, VL 2000, asymptomatic,no Hepatitis B or C co-infection. I had no symptom however there are some chronic elevation of my LDH (around 300-400 U/L) and SGPT 60-75 U/L (1.5x) for a year...
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
Thanks for providing all the historical elements. Your history regarding these elevations is complicated by starting HIV meds and having an allergic reaction, both of which can affect SGPT and LDH levels, even if you had elevated levels before. An... Read more »

Elevated AST, ALT and LDH

I was hospitalized a few days last week with an as yet undiagnosed severely painful... Read more »

ALT and LDH elevated

Dr. Dieterich, Thanks for this forum.I have been HIV poz for 2 years, normal CD4's and low to... Read more »
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cd4/cd8 count results.. still hiv negative.

Posted by Jackson8811, 2 Replies
Here are my blood results i today got back from my doctor. He was concerened...

cd4 total count - 470
cd4% - %39
cd8% - %28
cd8 total count 300

Soo.. my cd4 is low at 470.. and my cd% is rather normal at 39 percent... could these results have any... Read more »

HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
Iwas just recently tested pos. I have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

25 Years And Counting

Posted by iam1, 2 Replies
It was 25 years ago today that I got the result back from my first and only HIV test. After a week waiting period I went back to AID Atlanta. The nice person took me back into one of 2 rooms and started by telling me "I'm sorry, but...." I said... Read more »

White Blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????

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