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Average Cd4 Gained In A Month

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CD4 and CD4% plateau?

I started taking Atripla 2 years ago after my doctor told me that it is already time for meds since my CD4 was 193, with VL of 113K and 10%. After 2 months, I responded robustly and moved to undetectable, CD4 473 and 19%. Over the last 2 years, my...
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
You are doing fabulous. Keep up the good work. I am not concerned about your numbers at all.... Read more »

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... Read more »

Average CD4 rise rate

I was diagnosed HIV+ about four months ago, although having been infected years ago. My viral load... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

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 »
TheBody.com

Overweight People With HIV See Lower CD4 Gain While on HIV Medications, Study Suggests

Until the mid-1990s in the U.S., packing on a few extra pounds seemed like a good thing: It helped protect a person against the dangers of wasting and HIV's destructive effects on the immune system. But today, for people on potent HIV treatment,... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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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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 »

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 »

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 a person survives after an AIDS diagnosis ? I... Read more »

Just Diagnosed With a CD4 Count of 5

Posted by thespoonybard, 1 Reply
In October '09, I became sick. I was stubborn and didn't start seeing a doctor until December. The doctor at the Student Health Center tried treating the multiple infections he found. I was also severely anemic. Since I am a veteran, he... Read more »