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Dating Someone With Low T Cell Count

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FREAKING over T-Cell Count

Hi Dr. Bob,I figure it was pretty much a year ago to this day that I was infected. It was 100% verified by Dec 17th...Merry Christmas.I started with a CD4 count of 360, a CD4% of 21, CD8 @ 820, and a viral load of 36,012.My 2 other test's resulted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...selecting a specialist.) Deciding if and when to begin antiretrovirals is a complex process. It involves more than just your CD4 cell count! My advice is that you see an HIV specialist to evaluate your current status and discuss various treatment... Read more »

T-cell counts and stress

Has there been any data published that shows a correlation between decreasing stress and increased... Read more »

T-Cell Count<>Life Expectancy

Any relationship/tables for T-Cell count of 980 vs 600 to project range of life expectancy? Read more »
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Interleukin-2 Ineffective in Maintaining Baseline CD4+ Cell Count During Treatment Interruption

...as part of previous therapy. 4 We gave them a baseline IL-2 cycle while they were relatively immunocompetent, with good T-cell counts around 950 and, for the most part, suppressed viral loads less than 50. From that point on, we randomized... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment of Co-Infection Despite Very Low CD4+ Cell Counts

...HCV therapy at counts well above the 200 CD4+ cell level. The reason for this is that HCV therapy can temporarily reduce CD4+ cell counts, and if these fall too low there is a risk that life-threatening infections could develop. Researchers in... Read more »
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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 »
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CD4+ Cell Count Decline in HIV-Infected Patients Is Growing More Rapid, Military Study Suggests

...edited for clarity. Reference Crum-Cianflone NF, Eberly L, Zhang Y, et al. Is HIV becoming more virulent? Initial CD4 cell counts among HIV seroconverters across the HIV epidemic: 1985-2007. In: Program and abstracts of the 48th Annual... Read more »
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Low White Blood Cell count

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
...Blood Count taken as routine as i have had bad stomach aches etc recently. When they returned they showed a low white blood cell count. The blood was taken about a week after a very drunken incident with a guy. We had sex and I am unaware if he... 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 »

Question on White cell count

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...test From the time of exposure and the time i went to the doc it was 6 1/2 weeks later. I still could not swallow. The white cell count came back normal. If I was infected how would this effect my white cell count? I heard it would be low or... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having an HIV... Read more »