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High T-cells And Hiv

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just diagnosed hiv, good t-cell,low viral load, but very high crp

dear robert frascino,i am from germany, 34 years old and i was diagnosed hiv three weeks ago which was a big shock. i had a kind of infect that did not go away, fewer, nightsweats,cough. very hig crp nobody found something..the third doktor made...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...damaging immune inflammation and also to preserve immune function.Unfortunately, I cannot diagnose the cause of your anemia or elevated CRP over the Internet.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV % and drop in T-Cell

I have been HIV+ for about 12 years, and have been a long-term non-progresser. I have never been... Read more »

Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Immune System -- An Overview

... Reviewed October 2008 The immune system is composed of many interdependent cell types that collectively protect the body from bacterial, parasitic, fungal, viral infections and from the growth of tumor cells. Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

New Findings Explain T-Cell Loss in HIV Infection

...destruction, not a decrease in production. References J.A. Kovacs et al. Identification of dynamically distinct subpopulations of T lymphocytes that are differentially affected by HIV. Journal of Experimental Medicine 194:1731-41 (2001). ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stalking HIV Immune Dysregulation

...an antibody-producing B-cell with a long-lived cancerous cell called a myeloma. The fusion created a hybridoma, an immortal cell that could continually reproduce a single antibody specific for a particular antigen. These antibodies could then be... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Second Time Around: T-cell Memory and HIV

... Contents: Getting Specific T-cell Production Naïve T-cells Memory T-cells What About Antibodies? T-cell Teamwork: Helpers and Killers And HIV? The idea of enhancing the immune system's ability to cope with HIV has always been... Read more »
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Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. There are plenty of resources out there to help you (or your partner, friend,) quit.. ... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...hairy leukoplakia *oral candidiasis *AIDS dementia Smoking cessation is highly recemmended for people with HIV, particularly if t cell count is below 200. There are plenty of resources out there to help you (or your partner, friend,) quit.. ... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell... Read more »

HIV-Negative AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...seeing comments about idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia, does anyone know what it is? it seems odd that people would have low t-cells without detection of HIV. Read more »