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High CD4% & very low CD4 count

This morning I got my CD4 results back, am very suprised and even feeling sick suddenly, My C4% was 27 in May CD4 count 308, I asked for a few months to be strict with my diet from my doctor, now CD4 count 20 and CD4% 33,6 is this normal. I am...
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
Something must have happened with the assay. It would be unlikely for your absolute count to go from 308 to 20 in that time and yet have the percent increase by 6%. I think it just needs to be repeated. Read more »

high cd4 count, low cd4%

I got recently hiv infected in august 2008 and I had my first labs done in the first week of... Read more »

High CD4 count...not so high CD4%

I just had bloodwork done and while my CD4 went up from 574 to 1,013, the CD4 % remained the same... Read more »
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HAART Use Improves Hepatitis B Vaccine Response, Even at High CD4 Counts

...therapy, similar to other recent investigations that have shown people benefit from being on HAART, even at relatively preserved or high CD4 cell counts. Do you know what the prevalence of HBV is in people with HIV? In our cohort, if you look... Read more »
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Structured Treatment Interruptions Successful With Patients Who Have High CD4 Counts

...of how much treatment for HIV infection is enough. There are a number of STI study designs. This one looked at STI based on CD4 count response to therapy. The general approach is to treat HIV infection when CD4 counts go below a critical... Read more »
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CMV Retinitis Despite High CD4 Lymphocyte Counts

...The question of how effective the repopulation of CD4 lymphocytes is in the prevention of reactivation of opportunistic infections in patients with advanced AIDS who have been placed Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...failure and the emergence of drug resistance. This has become important given the general observation that people with very low CD4 cell counts or extremely high viral loads are at greater risk of treatment failure than those with "healthier"... Read more »
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High VL/High CD4: what to do?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...discovered my status in June. Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000). My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907. My doctor is now recommending me to start a... Read more »

cmv + high CD4

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if it is even remotely possible to have CMV retinitis at a CD4 of over 600 (37%)? I have had floaters for almost 5 months and the opthamologist says that I have a little retina thining but Read more »

Heterosexual dating after being diagnosed?

Posted by CrazyLuckyAlone
...So now this may seem really frivolous to some people. But I happen to be lucky enough to have a high CD4 & almost undetectable viral load so my only true concern after being diagnosed is dating. I have decided I only want to date Read more »

CD4 & refractory candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there a strong correlation between CD4 and candida infections? If I can get my CD4 really high (say 1500) is there a chance my body will fight the infection off by Read more »