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Cd4 Count Diagnosis Of Aids

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Chemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

I am a HIV+ 37 year old male who is very healthy except for fighting KS in my colon and stomach. I have been undergoing Taxol treatment for my KS since Dec 08 until now June 1, 09. My oncologist and I decided to take a break till Mid-July because my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...well, Dr. Bob. You're an inspiration. -- TPF Dr. Bob's response: Hello TPF, Anyone with either an AIDS indicator condition or a CD4 cell count of less than 200 has a diagnosis of full blown AIDS. However, the relevance of this diagnosis is more... Read more »

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is it possible to have a cd4 count done without even taking an hiv test ...my friend saw in her... Read more »

Does 13% CD4 (< 14%) give me an AIDS diagnosis? (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009)

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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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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...viral load. Is it reasonable to expect a fairly normal lifespan for him? I'm a 22-year-old male, recently diagnosed with a CD4 count of 110. I've been smoking for seven years and drink a lot to deal with stress. Given my low CD4 count, does... Read more »
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CD4+ Cell Count Decline in HIV-Infected Patients Is Growing More Rapid, Military Study Suggests

...lightly edited for clarity. Reference Crum-Cianflone NF, Eberly L, Zhang Y, et al. Is HIV becoming more virulent? Initial CD4 cell counts among HIV seroconverters across the HIV epidemic: 1985-2007. In: Program and abstracts of the 48th... Read more »
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Uganda: Early Diagnosis of HIV Still Elusive

...Ugandans were living with HIV as of December 2008, including 88,919 children ages zero to 14. Of these children, 33,152 have CD4 counts that would indicate the need for antiretroviral treatment (ART). However, just 40 percent of severely... Read more »
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I have an "AIDS" vs HIV question??

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
...with all the advancements ....how 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 Read more »

HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been sexually active for no more than 2 years. What Read more »

HELP !! CD4 170 AIDS DIAGNOSIS-- IS THIS THE END?

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 a person Read more »

T-cells dropping..............

Posted by MIT, 3 Replies
T-cells dropping, viral load still low - under 13000 and feeling uneasy about going on meds. should one consider meds at under 200 or 350 t-cells? as i wait it out to see a trend and after being diagnosed 3 yrs ago where nothing really changed i now... Read more »