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Cb4 Count Hiv

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cb4 count

Hi, i have just found out that i am hiv+. The doctor said that my cb4 count is 399, she also stated that the normal range is starting at 500.. I know that i might have to take meds.. But I was born a prematre baby and i already know i have a weak...
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
Yes, your CD4 count will go back up with HIV medications.... Read more »

CB4 COUNT

My husband has a cb4 count is 475 i am very worried b/c that is below the range .IS this consider... Read more »

Recently Diagnosed - CB4 counts/percentage/VL - what do they mean

I am recently diagnosed with HIV. I believe I was infected many years ago (approx 10 plus) but am... 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 »
The Center for AIDS

Low CD4 Count Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk With HIV

A latest CD4 count below 200 raised the risk of acutemyocardial infarction (MI, or heart attack) in a largestudy of people with HIV, regardless of what otherheart risk factors those people had. 1 A viral load above100,000 copies also made a heart... Read more »
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Starting HIV Treatment With a CD4 Count Between 350-499 Lowers Mortality Risk and Disease Progression

Starting treatment with a CD4 count between 350-499 cells/mm 3 , instead of delaying until it falls below 350, may reduce the risk of death by up to a third and lower the risk of AIDS progression by up to one half, according to a study published in... Read more »
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Low CD4 Count Increases Risk of Heart Attack in HIV-Positive Individuals

HIV-positive individuals who have reached a CD4 count of 200 or less have a 74% higher chance of suffering a myocardial infarction (MI), the major manifestation of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This finding suggests diagnosis and treatment of HIV... Read more »
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cd4/cd8 count results.. still hiv negative.

Posted by Jackson8811, 2 Replies
Here are my blood results i today got back from my doctor. He was concerened...

cd4 total count - 470
cd4% - %39
cd8% - %28
cd8 total count 300

Soo.. my cd4 is low at 470.. and my cd% is rather normal at 39 percent... could these results have any... Read more »

HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
Iwas just recently tested pos. I have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

25 Years And Counting

Posted by iam1, 2 Replies
It was 25 years ago today that I got the result back from my first and only HIV test. After a week waiting period I went back to AID Atlanta. The nice person took me back into one of 2 rooms and started by telling me "I'm sorry, but...." I said... Read more »

White Blood cell count

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????

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