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AIDS patient - CD4 count going down

Hi,My Father is an AIDS patient - he got diagnosed 3 years ago and was put on the following therapy (ziduvidine + lamivudine + neverapine). For the last 1 month, he has had high fever with no other symptoms - it has been fluctuating (103 to 99). He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...viral load. If his viral load is undetectable then the meds are suppressing the virus and the problem is elsewhere. If the Cd4 is dropping and the viral load is high than the meds should be changed.Assuming his viral load is undetectble some... Read more »

AIDS CD4 #20

My brother's CD4 cell count is 20. He has PCP and in the hospital on oxgyen. Our family is very... Read more »

AIDS to HIV - CD4 Count

I just found out my brother was diagnosed with AIDS last year. He was admitted to the hospital... Read more »
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Project Inform

Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...opportunistic conditions (ADOCs). What may be alarming about the results is that some of these ADOCs are being diagnosed at higher CD4 counts than what were seen earlier in the epidemic. The study looked at 7,825 people over 3 periods:... 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 »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...necessarily only a sketch. More detailed descriptions can be found in the references listed below. Answering Denialist Views on CD4 (T-Cell) Tests One consistent thread running through the denialist literature is the assertion that AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Use of Modified CD4+ T Cells, Vaccine to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Oxford, England, London's Guardian reports (Randerson, Guardian , 11/10). The therapy involves genetically engineering CD4+ T cells, called "assassin" cells by the researchers, which were able to recognize other cells infected with HIV and... Read more »
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HELP !! CD4 170 AIDS DIAGNOSIS-- IS THIS THE END?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I have been positive and healthy on no meds for the last 8 years. Now my cd4 count which was about 600 is down to 170 and my once undetectable viral load is now detectable. What's the average timeframe Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...negative/non reactive/undetectable. In June of this year, one of the physicians I was working with ordered - at my urging - a CD4 test because I thought that would give me the peace of mind I needed. Well it didn't. It came back 414 (37%) in... Read more »

please respond please!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...them until my genotype results return. so this is my situation, when i recieved my first set of lab results they were VL9558 CD4 249 12% so they told me i had AIDS. why was it so i was ok with having HIV but when they told me i had AIDS it broke... Read more »

misunderstanding on HIVand AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...three weeks into medication my tcells doubled and my viral load undetectable. Now From my knowledge, you are only labelled an AIDS patient when your Tcells are below 200 but my know it all ex who also is positive insists that he was trained on... Read more »