Cd4 And Aids
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Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, it is very likely if you get on HIV meds that you can prevent AIDS from developing. Yes, you can take meds during pregnancy, and that is recommended to prevent the fetus getting HIV infection. I suggest, if you are not already under the care of... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastThe repertoire of CD4 lymphocyte mediated memory becomes somewhat curtailed as a result of HIV infection. But after initiation of HAART and CD4 count reconstitution the ability of the immune system to respond to vaccines does improve considerably.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESFrom the CDC classification system, a CD4% of 13 meets the criteria for AIDS. As such you are at some risk of opportunistic infections and if you were my patient, I'd be discussing starting on antiretroviral therapies in the near future.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.In brief, yes. If you had a CD4 count below 200 (and percent less than 15), you had an AIDS diagnosis. By definition, once you have an AIDS diagnosis, you always carry that diagnosis, even after your CD4 count (and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by david73, 8 RepliesHi ,I'm a 36 yr old ,new to this site and new to this world of hiv.
I have a Dr . that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4... Read more »
Posted by New33, 4 RepliesHi everyone,
I've never used this service so please bare with me explaining my question.
I go to the MSHC in Melbourne / Australia but felt a little rushed of late to ask some question about my results for HIV and hoping this post finds its way to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »
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