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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundationalso point out that some published treatment guidelines now recommend that combination antiretroviral therapy be started at CD4 counts of 500. And some HIV experts (including yours truly) recommend beginning treatment even earlier -- at the time of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationResponse from Dr. Frascino Hello Cello-Guy, I strongly disagree with the advice your doctor gave you regarding absolute CD4 counts versus CD4%! I reviewed this topic in detail recently in this forum. Consequently, rather than retyping the same... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Cello-Guy,I strongly disagree with the advice your doctor gave you regarding absolute CD4 counts versus CD4%! I reviewed this topic in detail recently in this forum. Consequently, rather than retyping the same information,...per cubic... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundationbelow some recent information about lymph node fibrosis, which, I believe, may well be the main culprit responsible for your CD4 counts not increasing.Depression would not be the cause of your CD4 counts not having risen as expected. Sustiva can... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesOh 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 if you're at 8 it isn't too great!
He decided to Difllucan me again on a permanent basis. He... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWhen 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 »
Posted by Just_Joe, 2 RepliesI 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 and just keep taking my meds, will... Read more »
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