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cd4/cd8 and lymphs (absolute) result

I am confused about my blood test. the absolute cd 4 helper is: 123the % cd pos. lymph is 30.7the % cd 8 pos. lymph is 38.6 adn the cd4/cd8 ratio is .80 and my WBC count is 2.8 and my Lymphs (absolute) is 0.4. can you please explain to me what it...
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
You don't indicate what the CD4 percent or viral load is. But given that absolute CD4 count, regardless of the viral load, HIV treatment is indicated. Your WBC is also quite low, which probably explains why some of your other white blood cells... Read more »

CD-4 Positive Lymphs High????

CD-4 Lab results were returned with my T-Cell at 725 and Positive Lymphs at 18.6. What does the... Read more »

virus/cd4 war inside lymph glands

theory! theory!ok...for those with opportunistic infections, yet normal range cd4s circulating... Read more »
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Newly diagnosed, but CD4 counts is only 60!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been unwell since this spring. After a series of lymph nodes problem, I went to have myself tested. Three weeks ago I learned that I was positive. Last week had my first HIV doctor appointment and did some blood works. Today I found out that... Read more »

CD4 depletion

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Dear all - I really need some advice - I'm freaking out about HIV. I've been suffering from symptons now for 8 months after a seemingly low risk exposure - continue to have swollen glands, white tongue, floaters and mild sore throat. Have tested -ve... Read more »

inverted cd4 ratio

Posted by optiplex, 1 Reply
I just had three sec clit licking and right after 8 days i had fever , weakness , joint pain extreme dry mouth, white tongue, which continued for more than month except for fever which lasted 10 days. after 18 days i noticed swollen lymph node in... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »