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Hiv Counts

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Diagnosed with HIV, my counts are follows ... confused

hi, I have been diagonsed with HIv an have for 6 months. I have had 2 tests, and the following came back. I live and work in Asia so really have to look after myself here with private hostpitals and tell them the test that i need done and pay per...
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
...You currently have a normal WBC count, and a normal CD4 count and percentage. Your HIV viral load is high (usually anything > 100,000 is considered high). If you can afford it and get it, I would have your other Read more »

CD4count HIV and AIDS

I would like to know if at one point I have a low cd4 of about 150(AIDS) I get geno type done... Read more »

Question about my HIV counts

Hi, I have been HIV positive since 1999, since then I pretty consistant with my counts. I just had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Count in State Misses Thousands

...HIV cases -- costing California possibly tens of millions of dollars in federal funding. States receive federal money for HIV/AIDS-related prevention, medical, and social services based on the number of reported cases. Epidemiologists estimate... Read more »
The Body Features: Women & HIV

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women - First Person: Fortunata Kasege

...I got myself off the floor, I ran outside where the father of my child was sitting with his friend. I just screamed, "I have AIDS, I have AIDS, oh my god, I'm going to die, I'm scared!" I think I kind of went [laughs] a little over the top,... Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

Tell HHS That Black Women Openly Living With HIV/AIDS Should Be Represented on PACHA

... Washington, D.C. -- The National Black Women HIV/AIDS Network is asking you to sign onto a letter to the United States Department of Health and Human Services regarding the lack Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2005

... The June 2007 revision of the 2005 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report includes revised and corrected data on estimated AIDS cases for the period 2001 to 2005. Errors in the numbers Read more »
Connect With Others

Living in China with HIV/AIDS

Posted by geekboy75
...medication as soon as possible but everything seems to involve an unreasonably long wait. The hospital - one of the best for PLHIV/AIDS in Beijing and really supportive - is now saying he needs to have a complete health evaluation before they can... Read more »


Posted by sbev1981
...husband in my life that Masters in BioChemistry and Virology. After many hours of on line research and talking to my husband HIV is nothing like it was 20 years ago. What you need to look forward to now is understanding that it will be a life... Read more »


Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been sexually active for no more than 2 years. What should I do? Can my count increase?... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »