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Hiv Cd4 Cell Counts

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Undetectable viral load and CD4 cell count still falling

I wrote to you guys about a month ago about this problem. I have had an undetectable viral load for a few years now and a good CD4 cell count. But since August of last year my CD4 cell count has been rapidly declining even though I have an...
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
...What is/are the changes in CD4% over time? Also, what is the total white blood cell count (WBC), and total lymphocyte count at all these time points? Finally, what other medications or supplements (other than HIV meds Read more »

CD4 Cell Count

I was told May 23rd I had a CD4 Cell Count of One (1). If That has been depleted Will It ever rise... Read more »

T-cell count

Once your T-cell count falls below 200 is it possible to elevate it above 200 again? And if it can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incomplete Peripheral CD4+ Cell Count Restoration in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment

...3 ). The median follow-up period was 7.5 years (interquartile range, 5.5-9.7 years). Throughout the follow-up period, CD4+ cell counts continued to increase, though slowly after year 4. Almost all (95 percent) of patients who started therapy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low CD4 Cell Count Elevates Cancer Risk in Patients With HIV

...total follow-up period. Each type of malignancy was analyzed separately, using Poisson regression to test 78 models. "Current CD4 cell count was the only factor predictive of Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer and liver cancer," the team reported,... 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 »
The Body PRO

CD4+ Cell Count Decline in HIV-Infected Patients Is Growing More Rapid, Military Study Suggests

...edited for clarity. Reference Crum-Cianflone NF, Eberly L, Zhang Y, et al. Is HIV becoming more virulent? Initial CD4 cell counts among HIV seroconverters across the HIV epidemic: 1985-2007. In: Program and abstracts of the 48th Annual... Read more »
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Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...low CD4 cell counts to HIV/AIDS, what could my low count mean? Other than HIV infection, do all viruse infection affect the CD4 cells count? In other words - does a person's CD4 cells count react to any kind of virus infection? If so, is my test... Read more »

recent news on late seroconversion: read last line

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...year after first having a viral load of more than 10 million copies/mL. This patient had rapidly progressive HIV, with a CD4+ cell count of 2. He did not develop a positive antibody response until five months after starting an effective... Read more »

News 4 HIV'ers

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 3 Replies
...treatment was started. Within twelve to 25 months of starting HIV treatment, the patients had experienced an increase in their CD4 cell counts of between 130 200 cells/mm3. However, symptoms of Graves disease developed at around this time,... Read more »

White Blood Count Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...When you get a standard blood workup from the doctor and they say your white blood cell count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white Read more »