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Cd4 Count Going Up Without Meds

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My CD4 count after Starting Meds

This isnt actually a question. This is a bit of encouraging info for some people. I found out I was poz in Nov. of 2006 and I had a cd4 count of 7 (seven). Today, (June 2010) my cd4 count is 1190 (one thousand one hundred ninety). I see a lot of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thank you for your post and words of encouragement.We welcome reports from our readers of their experiences with treatment.Your responses to treatment are clearly excellent.Be well,BY Read more »

On meds one year--250 point drop in CD4 count.

I started on Atripla about 13 months ago. My infection was really quite a shock as I had been... Read more »

Low cd4 count after taking meds for 2yrs

I have been on Combivir and Stocrin for 2yrs now,during my test in May this year my results showed... Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...with all the CD4 cells we will ever have? Will a flu vaccination affect my CD4 count? Can you explain "viral load" and "CD4 cell count," and detail how they are measured? Why do CD4 counts rise after their initial decline? My doc says... Read more »
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Study Examines HIV-Positive Patients' Death Risk at CD4 Counts Above 350

...for continuing studies to examine the risks and benefits of starting antiretroviral therapy, or ART, for patients with high CD4 cell counts," HealthDay News reports. "For this study, researchers examined data from 40,830 HIV patients, aged... Read more »
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Overweight People With HIV See Lower CD4 Gain While on HIV Medications, Study Suggests

...Medical Center in San Diego, Calif. We performed a study entitled, "Obesity Among HIV-Infected Persons: Impact of Weight on CD4 Cell Counts," which was recently presented at the IDSA meeting [47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society... Read more »
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Interleukin-2 Ineffective in Maintaining Baseline CD4+ Cell Count During Treatment Interruption

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes Read more »

How much can CD4 counts varry?

Posted by RogerRoger, 1 Reply
...got my first CD4/Viral Load test back. The numbers were not looking very good - 330/3104. While the viral load was low, the CD4 count was low also. My doctor was concerned, and told me to get another CD4 count down asap and see him in 3 weeks... Read more »

CD4 count at 8--gained weight

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Oh my I just got cd4 count at 8--down from a whopping 35 last year--freaked out my ID Doc who didn't even look at cd8 or resistance or any of that because Read more »

CD4+Tcell count indicative of nothing.

Posted by TonyF, 4 Replies
...take my word for it: here's the study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18989232 Makes me question of value of taking meds in order to control these numbers, when the numbers don't really have any significance to my health. Read more »