How HIV Affects Monocytes And Lymphocytes
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Posted by regret2max, 1 Reply
One question which I read a lot of people concerning about.
I know that blood count is not accurate for HiV test, but I read that there's still few relationships that do exist.
Like acute HiV lymphocytes will drop. What about neutrophils and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was wondering what exactly lymphocytes were. I got a CBC done and I got a reading on absolute lympocytes. I know there are different kinds of lymphocytes, so if someone can tell me what absolute means and what a good range is for this I would... Read more »
Posted by paranoid1358, 1 ReplySorry if it's a bit vague. I'm internet shy.
I had brief unprotected sex with a man of unknown status. There was no ejaculation.
I got sick about 5-7 weeks afterward. Blood tests showed that strep and mono were negative, but the doctor still suspected... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs it possible for a person experencing ARS to have huge amount of lymphocytes? I have read here at the body that all persons having ARS would have a low lymphocyte count during ars, then it would recover, then slowly decline again.
Reason asking is... Read more »
Posted by sam1000, 2 RepliesI have exposed for a unprotected oral sex (Another person Suck me).it made me worry. and I have undergone VDRL after 6 days it was Negative.
But my WBC make me fully disappointed
WBC: MAX :10000Min:4000
Neutrophills : 7200
Eosinophills... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolYes, after testing positive for HIV, the next step is to measure the CD4 count (as well as some other tests, usually including viral load). I suppose you could call the CD4 count a "special analysis" in that it needs to be ordered -- you... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineProbably the number of supportive immune cells in the microenvironment and how activated the immune system is at the time.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineUnfortunately there are no supplments that will increase monocyte number. HIV treatment will help. Monocytes are another very important part of the immune system that helps control HIV replication. Monocytes can also be infected by HIV just like CD4... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineTesting for HIV, Hepatitis C, and Hepatitis B would be a good idea. Once you get your results back you will be able to be more relaxed. However, It will also be a good time to always use condoms to protect yourself against sexually transmitted... Read more »
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Absolute Count and Percentage of CD4+ Lymphocytes Are Independent Predictors of Disease Progression in HIV-Infected Persons Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral TherapyTodd Hulgan of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 's Division of Infectious Diseases and colleagues conducted the study among 1,891 participants who began HAART regimens between 1997 and 2004 and received more than 30 days of therapy and who... Read more »
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