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Cd4 Test For What Besides Hiv

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strange symptoms, low cd4, but testing hiv -

I experienced what looked like oral hairyy leukplakia for about 2 days 1 month ago and also lower abdominal pain and changes in bowel habits for the past month. I have had 3 hiv negative tests but my cd4 is only 620. My last possible exposure was...
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
...A CD4 count of 620 would be considered within the normal range. Our laboratory has a normal reference range between 550-1500. If you Read more »

what now i have just tested HIV+ CD-4 25

i have just been tested HIV+ my CD4 count is 25 and the doctor says i have to start ARVs... Read more »

Possibly low cd4 - need to test for HIV?

Dr. Gallant, After having some gastrointestinal problems (diarrhea, gas, etc) for several months it... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAS Conference: Low-Cost CD4 Tests; HIV Prevalence Among Pregnant Zimbabweans; Treating HIV-TB With ARVs; Vaccine Trials

...College London spoke of three prototype tests he and his colleagues have been working on that would help to increase access to CD4 countmeasurementsfor HIV-positive patients in the developing world.The prototype tests -- which analyze "finger... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CD4 Tests Can Reduce Costs, Extend Lives of HIV-Positive People in Africa, Study Says

...Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Monitoring Strategies in Resource-Limited Settings ," Archives of Internal Medicine : The use of a CD4 test could help reduce costs and extend the lives of HIV-positive people in Southern Africa, according to a study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Studies Examine Use of Modified CD4+ T Cells, Vaccine to Fight HIV/AIDS

...Oxford, England, London's Guardian reports (Randerson, Guardian , 11/10). The therapy involves genetically engineering CD4+ T cells, called "assassin" cells by the researchers, which were able to recognize other cells infected with HIV and... Read more »
The Body

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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Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...negative/non reactive/undetectable. In June of this year, one of the physicians I was working with ordered - at my urging - a CD4 test because I thought that would give me the peace of mind I needed. Well it didn't. It came back 414 (37%) in... Read more »

cd4 count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »

HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
...have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

cd4

Posted by Anonymous
...Dear Uhoh, On a previous post you said you had low cd4 counts yet have tested negative to hiv (I think you must be well beyond the window period?). I am still freaking about my low Read more »