High Eosinophil Count And Shingles
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Stanford University, School of MedicineYou don't indicate why these tests were obtained. I suggest you consult with your doctor as to the interpretation of the results, as these are nonspecific findings and need to be placed in the correct clinical context.... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolShingles can happen despite a high CD4 cell count. CD4 tests are just one way to measure the immune system. It does not test the entire immune system! So an HIV'er with a high CD4 cell count can still have defects in his/her immune system. This... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI'm glad to hear your HIV negative. It's obviously impossible for me to know what you have over the internet. Although high eosinophil counts can occasionally give a clue to underlying disease, more often they do not lead to a diagnosis.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of Medicine1. A high CD8 count is a natural response to HIV infection. This is usually the result of lots of cytotoxic CD8 cells that are made in response to the infection. The blood plasma viral load is a good indicator that the meds are working but it does... Read more »
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Posted by BabyPeanut, 1 ReplyIf you are infected with HIV and have developed swollen cheeks and a
high CD8 count that does not go away with time then you probably have
DILS. Fortunately, unless it turns into cancer, DILS is harmless. It
is a good idea to have your doctor confirm... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi had a sexual encounter yesterday with a guy who appeared to have shingles. when i asked him he said it was eczema, which i did not argue, but while changing him in sexual positions i did noticed that the shingles were in his ankles, and other body... Read more »
Posted by scaredtodeath, 2 RepliesI hope someone will respond and let me know if I really have something to be worried about. I recently have had sex with two people in the past six weeks. With both guys I performed oral sex on them (without ejaculation) and had protected... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I 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... Read more »
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