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Level Of CD4 For Develop Candida

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Fungal Infections

...a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less than 300 May affect appetite More likely to occur in diabetics and when steroid medications (prednisone or certain asthma inhalants) are being taken Treatment: Local treatment with...
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CD4 Count and Candida Esophagus (Please Help!)

Dear Dr. Feinberg,Would you expect to find candida esophagus in a person with a CD4 count of 1000, and no detectable viral load??? I've continually tested negative for HIV 1/2 over many years, but have developed this condition. What gives??? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Candida esophagitis would be most unusual in someone who is HIV- and has normal T cells. How certain are you that this diagnosis is Read more »

history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that HIV has more than been ruled out by your 32 negative tests! I'll reprint some information from the archives on idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia. This condition affects primarily CD4 cells; however, it may provide insight into your problem as... Read more »

Real meaning of CD4 counts

I was diagnosed with HIV around 3 years ago and have good labs and good health. Last bloods were CD4 780 CD4% 27% VL 37,000. However I have just experienced a month of serious illness - chicken pox & zoster in my throat - Candida in oesophagus -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the past month adequate indication that HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy) needs to be started imminently, if your CD4 count and percentage remain high and HIV plasma viral load, low.Good luck Tasmanian Darrell.Dr. Bob Read more »

i ahve got Idiopathic cd4 lymphocytopenia (IDIOPATHIC CD4 LYMPHOCYTOPENIA) (ICL)

Hello Doctor,after few weeks of having tested negative from HIV , all my happiness has gone.I have got idiopathic cd4 lymphocytopenia.Now i really wish to have been HIV+.My only thoughts now are about my future time waiting for my death.Hope you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If you have ICL (idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia), you should be followed by a clinical immunologist who is both knowledgeable and experienced in treating this Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...system makes it easier for Candida to grow and cause infection. In HIV disease, the most serious Candida outbreaks occur when CD4+ cell counts are very low (below 100). In people with weak immune systems, candidiasis can recur and be... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

... The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...see Fact Sheet 462 ) is an approved antiretroviral drug. It is an attachment blocker. Maraviroc is being studied to increase CD4 cell counts in people whose viral load has been controlled by ART. It also reduces some markers of inflammation. ... Read more »
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CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

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...that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has... Read more »

CD4 & refractory candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous
...Is there a strong correlation between CD4 and candida infections? If I can get my CD4 really high (say 1500) is there a chance my body will fight the infection off by Read more »