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Average Rise In Cd4 In 3 Months

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Average CD4 rise rate

I was diagnosed HIV+ about four months ago, although having been infected years ago. My viral load was around 155.000/mm and my CD4 was only at 003. I have gotten hepatitis for an intense cytomegalovirosis and after many exams that's how I got...
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
It is often difficult to predict how high and how fast a CD4 count will rise after starting HIV treatment. Usually the lower you start the longer it takes. Every person has a different trajectory, which can be dependent on many factors including,... Read more »

Viral Load High CD4 Average

Thanks Doc for your time.My Current Viral load is 160,000. My CD4 count is at 436. I recently... Read more »

Average Rise in CD4 count

I was diagonosed with HIV last year and have been on a regimen of Sustiva and Combivir. My initial... 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 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 5 Replies
I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any possible secondary infections and... 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 »

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 »