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Hepatitis C Cell Count

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low t cell count

I have been on treatment with Truvada and stocrin for the last 10 months and even though I have not gotten any other infections my t cell count was 160 and is now 90. Why?I am co infected with hepatitis C, and clean with interferon before i began...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...absolute number and the percentage of the CD4 cells to determine if the values that you cited actually represent a fall in your CD4 cell count. For example, if you have another condition that can lower your total lymphocyte count, your total... Read more »

Hepatitis C

My father has hepatitis C for 10 years. His ALT is 100 and age 71. Now his lymphocytes has reduced... Read more »

Hepititis C and T-Cell Count?

Will Hep. C lower your T-Cell count? A family member of mine recently tested positive for hep. C.... Read more »
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Ever Upward: "When to Start" Debate Turns to CD4+ Cell Count of 500

...American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD)] and examined patients who were enrolled at the same CD4 cell count level above 500 between 1996 and 2006. 1 Nine thousand one hundred fifty-five patients were enrolled in... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...hepatitis C be treated first? If HCV treatment is needed, people on a stable HIV regimen should be treated, even if their CD4 cell count is under 200 cells/mm 3 . Older studies, that used standard interferon to treatHCV, reported that it was... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms, irritability, depression, and low red blood cell counts (anemia) or white blood cell counts. Talk with your health care provider about how to deal with side effects. ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...the virus in the blood and reverse thedamage to the liver. Sometimes doctors choose to treat the HIV first toincrease CD4+ cell counts and strengthen theimmune system. People living with HIV who haveCD4+ cell counts over 500 may respond better... Read more »
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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 »

WHITE BLOOD CELLS COUNT

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
if u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? 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 »