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Is My Cd4 Normal

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I had pneumonia but it when away with the atibiotics my doctor told me to take the hiv testcame on negative but my CD-4 is low while the CD-8 is normal can you please help me understand what I have.Thank you
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative, which means you don't have HIV, assuming you took an FDA-approved HIV test outside of the "window period." You had a CD4 and CD8 count for unclear reasons (there was no clinical indication to order these tests). The low CD4 count most... Read more »

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The Body PRO

Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts

... Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts (LbOr09) Authored by C. Lange, H. Valdez, K. Medvik, R. Asaad, M. Wild, R. Kalayjian, M. Lederman View Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...which can cause serious illness ordeath. The number of CD4 cells you have gives a picture of the health of yourimmune system. A normal CD4 cell count is about 500-1,500 cells per cubicmillimeter of blood (a cubic millimeter is a very small... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...from an infection or get a vaccination before you get a CD4 test. How Are the Test Results Reported? CD4 cell tests are normally reported as the number of cells in a cubic millimeter of blood, or mm 3 . Normal counts are usually between 500... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Análisis de Células CD4

...los Resultados de los Análisis? Se especifica el número de células por milímetro cúbico de sangre (mm 3 ). El recuento normal de CD4 es generalmente entre 500 y 1600 células. El recuento de células CD4 puede disminuir gradualmente en... Read more »
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cd4/cd8 normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cul se considera una relacin normal cd4/cd8? Tras 9 semanas de una relacin de alto riesgo tengo 2 Elisa negativos, a los 34 y a los 69 das, pero en el hemograma Read more »

my CD4 counts dropped. is this normal?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...CD4 counts rose to 416 and i am undetectable in viral load. My question is, last week, my CD4 counts dropped to 386. Is this normal? do they fluctuate? I'm worried that my meds are starting to be unaffective. Read more »

HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
...have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

exposer and testing

Posted by frida03, 1 Reply
...done at 3 months negative,fingerstick rapid at 6 months negative, pcr rna ref 48-1,000,000 copies undetectable at 9 months cd 4 normal and percentage 42 percent, still dont feel right , can i put hiv to rest. or Should take another test ? Read more »