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Does Hiv Bring On Cell Infestation

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system. HIV infects and destroys a type of white blood
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HIV T-cell count after radiation treatment

T Cells went from 800 to 137. Will T cells rebound?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...T cells may often decline after chemotherapy or radiation therapy-in most cases bone marrow/T cells will recovery but there is a wide Read more »

sickle cell and HIV

Hello,I was just wondering if HIV shows up in the sickle cell test?Thank you!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope. Sickle cell tests can diagnosis sickle cell disease. Only HIV specific tests can diagnose HIV disease. You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV attacks CD8 cells?

My Drs. can't answer this and my lengthy internet searches are fruitless. I know all about how HIV attacks CD4s, but does it also infect/hijack CD8s? Thank you!
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
...Unlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them Read more »

HIV/AIDS B-cells

1. What will happen to the person if their B-cells are taken out of the immune system cascade, but the macrophage remains? In other words they no longer function as programmed?2. what will happen to the person if thier marcrophages are no longer...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This forum is exclusively for the discussion of the side effects of HIV therapy. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...cells that kill cancer cells and cells infected with a virus. Researchers can tell these cells apart by specific proteins on the cell surface. A T-4 cell is a T-cell with CD4 molecules on its surface. This type of T-cell is also called "CD4... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cell Phones Latest Tool to Beat HIV/AIDS in Africa

... Cell phones should play an increasing role in delivering HIV/AIDS-related health services in Africa, UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe said Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment Risk Factors Taking Care of Yourself Understanding Lactic Acidosis Mitochondria are small organs in your cells. They help convert the food youeat into the energy you need to function. If the mitochondria aren't working... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...your body has a problem making or using insulin, glucose can't get into your cells. As a result, glucose stays in the blood and the cells do not get enough. A diagnosis of pre-diabetes or diabetes is made when glucose stays at higher than normal... 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 Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...developed world, but many of the HIV-infected patients who make it to Lavra are already actively dying from TB, and have a CD4+ cell count under 20. In many parts of Eastern Europe, the number-one opportunistic infection for HIV-infected patients... Read more »

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »

stem cell

Posted by Anonymous
...It's Worth Knowing Thought Prayer Today in History Women Children Exchange IRIB TV IRIB Radio Scientists turn stem cells into disease-fighting t-cells WASHINGTON (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have found a way to genetically... Read more »