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Hiv T Cell Count

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HIV T-cell count after radiation treatment

T Cells went from 800 to 137. Will T cells rebound?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
T 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 »

Teenager with HIV wondering about viral load and T cell counts

i am 17 yr old female and i was recently diagnosed with HIV but i know nothing about it. what... Read more »

t-cell count determines hiv or aids diagnosis?

I remember my doctor at the time told me if my t-cell count dropped below 200, I would be... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

... The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adding IL-2 to Potent Anti-HIV Drugs Increases CD4+ T-Cell Counts Without Raising HIV Levels

...antiretroviral therapy, or HAART, has found that combining the immune-based therapy with potent antiretrovirals markedly boosts CD4+ T-cell counts without increasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Results of the multicenter study are reported in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...January 1996 and July 2001. The clinic database was queried for patient demographics, probable HIV transmission route, CD4 T cell counts, HIV-1-RNA measurements and the presence or absence of AIDS-defining opportunistic disease. Of the 372... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Viral Load Is Not Reliable Indicator for CD4+ T Cell Counts, Study Says

... Measuring HIV viral loads in the blood of people living with the virus is not a reliable indicator to predict CD4+ T cell counts of HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Sept. 27 issue of the Journal of the American... Read more »
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Low White Blood Cell count

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
...Blood Count taken as routine as i have had bad stomach aches etc recently. When they returned they showed a low white blood cell count. The blood was taken about a week after a very drunken incident with a guy. We had sex and I am unaware if he... Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having an HIV... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my CD4+... Read more »