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Stanford University, School of MedicineAn elevated CD8 count is a normal reaction to HIV infection. CD8 cells are the main cell that helps contain HIV. So, your elevated count is actually a good thing.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI am not sure what he may be referring to, but there are numerous publications demonstrating that HIV infected, elite controllers or viral controllers have a CD4/CD8 ratio of > 1.0 (and many of those above 1.6).... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineT cells may often decline after chemotherapy or radiation therapy-in most cases bone marrow/T cells will recovery but there is a wide range of outcomes depending on individual situation (such as type of tumor and types of treatments used). KH... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt kind of depends on who needs to know the answer. From a biological standpoint, if your CD4 count increases due to therapy, then you are no longer at risk for serious AIDS associated infections and complications. You therefore go back to being HIV... Read more »
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Posted by new2this2010This is great news.
http://www.dailytech.com/New+Virus+Leads+Drugs+to+HIVInfected+Cells/article22391.htm#cmt706319 Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe below is plagerized from Gallant ( the guru!)
I know that the present antiretroviral medications do not actually kill the virus.
However, if the medications inhibit the virus from reproducing, doesn't the virus die
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI have consistantly tested negative on several tests over the past two years. However, I keep getting symptoms of hiv and my t cells are lurking around the 400 range. I have more test results comminmg back on feb 4th.
Is there anyone else out there... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousDoes anyone know if early HIV infection has any impact on WBC numbers? DO they do up unpon infection or do they down down?????
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