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Cd4 T-cell Counts

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Can dextramphetamine lower my CD4 T-cell count

My psychiatrist prescribed 5 mg of dextroamphetamine twice per day for depression and fatigue. Since then my CD4 count has dropped from 350 to 250, even though I switched to raltegravir, etravirine, norvir,prezista, and truvada four months ago, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, dextroamphetamine would not cause a decrease in CD4 counts. However, there are many other things that could! I'd suggest you discuss this with your HIV specialist. He is in the Read more »

cd4 t cell count

My moms cd4 count is 14, what should i expect death? Is it possible that it can build itself back... Read more »

stubborn T-Cells (CD4 COUNTS NOT INCREASING DESPITE UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2010)

I have been + for 10 years. My initial VL was 300,000 and T's was 79. My initial therapy was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

... The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...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 I... Read more »
The Body PRO

Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts

... Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts (LbOr09) Authored by C. Lange, H. Valdez, K. Medvik, R. Asaad, M. Wild, R. Kalayjian, M. Lederman View the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...January 1996 and July 2001. The clinic database was queried for patient demographics, probable HIV transmission route, CD4 T cell counts, HIV-1-RNA measurements and the presence or absence of AIDS-defining opportunistic disease. Of the 372... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the Read more »

Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...500, which means there is already damage done to my immune system?! My question was: If medical document all relate low CD4 cell counts to HIV/AIDS, what could my low count mean? Other than HIV infection, do all viruse infection affect the... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get Read more »

When to Start Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Study Finds February 9, 2006 HIV-positive patients who begin highly active antiretroviral therapy when they have high CD4+ T cell counts reduce their risk for treatment-related side-effects, according to a study presented on Tuesday at the... Read more »