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Cd4 Cell Count

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CD4 Cell Count

...I was told May 23rd I had a CD4 Cell Count of One (1). If That has been depleted Will It ever rise again? The Doctors told me they coundn't start Meds until Aug 2nd.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Steve and thanks for your post.You do indeed have a very low CD4 count and significant risks for having HIV-related complications. Fortunately, there's plenty of hope that with well selected and Read more »

Variations in absolute CD4 cell count

...from around 28% to the low 40%'s and my absolute CD4 cell count climb from 280 to the mid-500's... Read more »

Undetectable viral load and CD4 cell count still falling

...undetectable viral load for a few years now and a good CD4 cell count. But since August of last... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment of Co-Infection Despite Very Low CD4+ Cell Counts

In general, treatment guidelines for HCV-HIV co-infection encourage the initiation of HCV therapy at counts well above the 200 CD4+ cell level. The reason for this is that HCV therapy can temporarily reduce CD4+ cell counts, and if these fall too... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incomplete Peripheral CD4+ Cell Count Restoration in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment

In most HIV-positive patients, antiretroviral therapy can fully restore a normal CD4+ cell count of more than 500 cells/mm 3 . However, the researchers note, it is not clear whether all patients can achieve normalization of their CD4+ cell count,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

...total follow-up period. Each type of malignancy was analyzed separately, using Poisson regression to test 78 models. "Current CD4 cell count was the only factor predictive of Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer and liver cancer," the team reported,... Read more »
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Maternal HAART Use During Breastfeeding Can Significantly Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission Among Women With Low CD4+ Cell Counts, Study Finds

...women who were eligible for treatment. It is important to emphasize the point here that these are eligible women -- women with a CD4 cell count less than 250 -- so we referred them to this service that had become available. We followed these... Read more »
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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 »

Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...under 500, which means there is already damage done to my immune system?! My question was: If medical document all relate low CD4 cell counts to HIV/AIDS, what could my low count mean? Other than HIV infection, do all viruse infection affect... Read more »

Increase your CD4 count

Posted by prana, 2 Replies
...Breathing will help increase your CD4 count. The body needs extra oxygen in the blood to fight disease. To help the body do the breathing exercises.Keep a note of your CD4 Read more »

CD4 Count

Posted by T_BOOGIE
...How lond does it take for hiv to effect your cd4 count? Will it show right away if you are having symptoms? Is 11 weeks to early to get tested? Read more »