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Can Immune Boosting Foods Raise Your Cd4 Count

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Relation between CD4 count and Viral load

Dear Doctors,Thanks a lot for all your answers. You really dont know how much you are helping for people like me who are living in the remote areas of the world.I just want to know the relation between CD4 count and viral load . i guess if the CD4...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...system cannot effectively block infections and AIDS can result.Usually, the higher the viral load, the more rapid the drop in CD4 cell count. It is like a car moving down the road toward a house. In order to know how long it will take to get to... Read more »

CD4 count low what multi vitamins do you suggest

Hi RobI was diagnosed with HIV January 2009, my CD4 count is 238. I was told it is not low enough... 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 »
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AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...see Fact Sheet 462 ) is an approved antiretroviral drug. It is an attachment blocker. Maraviroc is being studied to increase CD4 cell counts in people whose viral load has been controlled by ART. It also reduces some markers of inflammation. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) HIV treatment is recommended to be started in anyone with a CD4 cell count between 350 and 500 Your readiness to start and stick to treatment is also an important factor.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Massive Change in U.S. Treatment Guidelines

...the blood to reduce HIV-associated illness and prolong survival to improve quality of life to restore and preserve the immune system to prevent HIV transmission Readers should note that the effectiveness of treatment in preventing the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Monitoring Your Immune System and the Virus

... Developing any of the infections that are related to AIDS is a clear sign that the immune system is damaged and no longer able to fully protect you from invading organisms. But instead of waiting until someone becomes Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white Read more »

CD4 Count 540, but negative?

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...physchatrist. it is just that i feel as if i have hiv. i have never felt like this before. I feel tired,depressed, weak, ill, and my CD4 count is only 540. Read more »

cd4 count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »