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CD4, viral Load, & cbc counts

Good Afternoon doctor. I am having a hard time translating what my initial numbers mean for current health. I have a CD4 of 360, VL of 38000/4.58 log copies, and wbc @ 2.6. Through these numbers, is there a way to find out when I could have been...
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
Unless you have had prior HIV antibody testing that determines when you were last negative, the answer is no. Your WBC is low, your viral load is in the moderate range, and your CD4 count indicates a moderate degree of immune suppression, although... Read more »

CD4 Count in relationship to CD4 %

Hello Doctor,Please help me. I have written twice befor but have not gotten a reply. I find that I... Read more »

cd4 and CBC

Hi, my question is, Is there a relation between low cd4 and a cbc, when cd4 goes down, could it... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system.... Read more »
TheBody.com

Starting HIV Treatment With a CD4 Count Between 350-499 Lowers Mortality Risk and Disease Progression

Starting treatment with a CD4 count between 350-499 cells/mm 3 , instead of delaying until it falls below 350, may reduce the risk of death by up to a third and lower the risk of AIDS progression by up to one half, according to a study published in... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Low CD4 Count Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk With HIV

A latest CD4 count below 200 raised the risk of acutemyocardial infarction (MI, or heart attack) in a largestudy of people with HIV, regardless of what otherheart risk factors those people had. 1 A viral load above100,000 copies also made a heart... Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Understanding Your Labs forum ! The Basics | Increasing CD4 Count | What's a Normal CD4 Count Rise? | Pregnancy & CD4 | CD4 Drops The Basics What's a "normal" CD4 count? What is a CD4 cell,... Read more »
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33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey all. Im the "oral DOES =HIV" guy. Well it looks like gmanbill and deb tex are right on. just one question. I went to the doctor and told him my symptoms. He checked me out from head to toe. He was just as concerned as I was, as I had swollen... Read more »

Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »

CD4 Counts????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When I started meds, my cd4 count was 348. Is that in the bad range?
Since I started meds, it went up to 358. Read more »

my CD4 counts dropped. is this normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been infected for just 8 months and have been on meds. My CD4 counts rose to 416 and i am undetectable in viral load. My question is, last week, my CD4 counts dropped to 386. Is this normal? do they fluctuate? I'm worried that my meds are... Read more »