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Hiv Cd-4 Count

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AIDS to HIV - CD4 Count

I just found out my brother was diagnosed with AIDS last year. He was admitted to the hospital with a CD4 count of 2. He's now substantially about 200, I think in the 1,000's. He works out every day, eats well, in general, very healthy. I read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and in many ways really not all that useful anymore. "AIDS" was coined in 1982 prior to the discovery of the causative agent: HIV! There was no way back then to determine if someone had the disease until they got really, really sick with an... Read more »

HIV and CD4 count

My Question is that my CD4 count is around 264 and my viral load has been undetectable for over two... Read more »

Hodgkins and HIV; Will my CD4 counts go up? What's the Likelihood of Relapsing?

I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in December 2000, stage Ia. As a part of the process to get... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Can Be Deadly Even Before CD4 Counts Fall, Researchers Say

...further evidence that ART should begin earlier, rather than delaying it until the immune system has deteriorated significantly. A CD4 count of 200 cells/microliter or lower increases the chance of infections and AIDS-related illnesses. Yet in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines HIV-Positive Patients' Death Risk at CD4 Counts Above 350

...Today reports (Smith, 7/15). Though the WHO recommends patients begin receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) when their CD4 levels -- a measure of immune system response -- dip below 350, "[t]he researchers said their findings point to the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Infection, Antiretroviral Therapy, and CD4 + Cell Count Distributions in African Populations

...Organization 's Stop TB Department and colleagues developed a mathematical model that aimed to predict the distribution of CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive adults across Africa using the distribution of CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-negative... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

... The researchers conducted a retrospective case-controlled study comparing blood plasma HIV-1 viral loads and CD4 counts in cases during early syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after syphilis and with Read more »
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HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
...have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

How long have I had HIV?

Posted by redbull, 1 Reply
...Do your #'s necessarily dictate how long you have had HIV? When I was diagnosed in 5/09 my cd4 was 94 and my VL was 400K. After being on atripla for 2 1/2 months my cd4 has jumped from 94-210 and my VL has dropped to only Read more »

cd4 count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »

CD4 Count

Posted by T_BOOGIE
...How lond does it take for hiv to effect your cd4 count? Will it show right away if you are having symptoms? Is 11 weeks to early to get tested? Read more »