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Hiv T Suppressor Cells

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High T-Suppressor cells

Hello Dr. Keith. I have recently got my cd4 test.It shows that my cd4 count is low and T-Suppressor cells are too high... what does high t_suppressor means? does it mean im in danger? thanks
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV Infection generally causes a loss in CD4 cells and often an increase in CD8 (T-suppressor) cells. That situation shifts the usually Read more »

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...T-suppressor cell (or T8 cell), will send out messages to the other cells and "de-activate" them ( Figure 11 ). Without the T-suppressor cells, the body would continue trying to fight off a disease that no longer exists (and eventually would end... Read more »
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