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Atripla And CD4 Gain In A Month

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Historical CD4 count after 6 months of Atripla

How are my chances of attaining >200 CD4 after 6 months of Atripla with an initial CD4 of 71 and VL of 340,000? I'm taking the drug exactly as instructed on top of the antiinfectives. I'm booked to travel to Europe in May. I'm due...
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
Your chances are very good. Average increase in CD4 count after about 6-12 months of treatment is between 100-150 CD4 cells.... Read more »

CD4 Count V. CD4% Count (ABSOLUTE CD4 COUNT VERSUS CD4%, 2010) (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2010)

Hi,I was diagnosed with HIV around 15 months ago. Since then my health has been good (especially in... Read more »

Why CD4 goes down while CD4% goes up (ABSOLUTE CD4 COUNT VERSUS CD4%, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob, it is a real pleasure to read your answers full of help, professionalism, generosity... Read more »
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Older Age When Starting Antiretrovirals Lowers Chance of Good CD4 Gain

Starting antiretroviral therapy at an older age loweredchances of gaining at least 100 CD4 cells in thefirst 2 years of treatment, according to results of a largeUS-Canadian study. 1 The impact of age on CD4 gainsheld true regardless of whether... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Antiretroviral Treatment Breaks Limit CD4 Count Gains and Raise Death Risk

An 8-year study of almost 2500 people in a Swiss HIVgroup found that people who interrupted antiretroviraltherapy gained fewer CD4 cells and ran a higherrisk of new AIDS diseases and death than people whotook their antiretrovirals regularly. 1 ... Read more »
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Ongoing HIV Infection Could Explain Low CD4 Counts Despite Undetectable Viral Loads, Study Suggests

Ongoing HIV infection of CD4+ cells may be the reason why some individuals with undetectable viral loads exhibit poor CD4+ cell count responses, according to study results presented at ICAAC 2012. Researchers in Montpellier, France, used a qPCR... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Gas Issues; Aspirin and Ibuprofen Dangers; Skipping Doses; CD4 Percentage; and More

Hot Topics: Gas Issues; Aspirin and Ibuprofen Dangers; Skipping Doses; CD4 Percentage; and More February 25, 2014 Visit the Forums Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
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New Diagnosis Started Atripla- What is the expected rise in CD4 count?

Posted by live_life80, 4 Replies
Hey 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 »

CD4 count at 8--gained weight

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Oh 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 »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because a lot of hivers claim the same condition of weight gain... Read more »

CD4 depletion

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Dear all - I really need some advice - I'm freaking out about HIV. I've been suffering from symptons now for 8 months after a seemingly low risk exposure - continue to have swollen glands, white tongue, floaters and mild sore throat. Have tested -ve... Read more »