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Cd4 And Aids

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cd4 and AIDS

Dr i was just diagnosed about 2weeks ago; cd4 350 vl 28000, not yet on meds, i want to know if one can be on meds being hiv positive and not becoming AIDS. Also i want to know if its safe to start treatment being 4months pregnant for the baby to be...
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, 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 Read more »

CD4, AIDS and Immunizations

I understand that there are a store of CD4 in the body that are used to produce new copies of CD4... Read more »

CD4 %, AIDS??

Hi Dear Doctor,My latest lab results are the following: CD-277, VL-30,000, CD4%-13. At this point,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Austin, Texas, Company Raises $14 Million to Market Device to Monitor HIV/AIDS Patients' CD4+ T-Cell Levels

...has raised $14 million in a first round of fundraising to bring to market a new technology that monitors HIV/AIDS patients' CD4+ T cell levels, the Austin American-Statesman reports. The device, which is expected to be about the size of a... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...necessarily only a sketch. More detailed descriptions can be found in the references listed below. Answering Denialist Views on CD4 (T-Cell) Tests One consistent thread running through the denialist literature is the assertion that AIDS... Read more »
Project Inform

Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...opportunistic conditions (ADOCs). What may be alarming about the results is that some of these ADOCs are being diagnosed at higher CD4 counts than what were seen earlier in the epidemic. The study looked at 7,825 people over 3 periods:... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Use of Modified CD4+ T Cells, Vaccine to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Oxford, England, London's Guardian reports (Randerson, Guardian , 11/10). The therapy involves genetically engineering CD4+ T cells, called "assassin" cells by the researchers, which were able to recognize other cells infected with HIV and... Read more »
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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 Read more »

I have an "AIDS" vs HIV question??

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
...with all the advancements is it that some people are still getting "AIDS vs. maintaining HIV status... and how are people that "are" receiving adequate health care still managing to die 4m "AIDS RELATED COMPLICATIONS??" Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...negative/non reactive/undetectable. In June of this year, one of the physicians I was working with ordered - at my urging - a CD4 test because I thought that would give me the peace of mind I needed. Well it didn't. It came back 414 (37%) in... Read more »

help understanding HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tests. I know the earlier it is detected the better. However, I was recently diagnosed and was even more shocked to discover my cd4 was 220 and my viral load was 79,000. I had been tested almost a year to the day before and I was negative. Does... Read more »