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Low Absolute Lymphocytes

I was put on ARVs soon after I suffered a severe seroconversion illness two and a half years ago. When I started therapy my viral load was 750,000 and my CD4+ was 129. A few months later I was undetectable and has remained that way. Up until...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I guess that I would shrug my shoulders too. There is so much unexplainable variation in CD4 cells, CD8 cells, and lymphocytes that sometimes what looks like a pattern is actually random motion. If you added two more data points over the next 6... Read more »

Anemia and late seroconversion? (resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum)

Dr. Bob: I tested HIV negative at 3 months via a rapid test that used my saliva. I also found out... Read more »

Anemia and late seroconversion?

Dr. Bob: I tested HIV negative at 3 months via a rapid test that used my saliva. I also found out... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

HIV in Black Women: It's Not About Men on the Down Low

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, media hype about men on the so-called down low prompted considerable finger-pointing in the Black community. A series of high-profile newspaper and magazine articles were written in response to a widely... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

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Treatment in Seroconversion Maintains HIV-Specific Immune Responses Similar to Long-Term Slow Progressors

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The Center for AIDS

Low CD4 Count Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk With HIV

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low Lymphocyte count

Posted by Anonymous
In July I had unprotected oral sex. I had a blood test 7 weeks after hiv neg.
My Lymphocyte count was 15 norm 18-47. In 1998 my Lymphocyte count was 26.

With a neg test after 7 weeks am I at low risk to have a pos. test @ 6months.


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Time between infection and the CBC to show low WBC and Lymphocytes numbers

Posted by CharlieTrotter, 1 Reply
Hi

I'm an individual that has frequented commercial sex workers over the past couple of years (in between girlfriends). Each and every time I have used a condom. The best of my knowledge, none of the condoms have ever broken.

In July I had a CBC,... Read more »

A Dr. Gallant update of the late seroconversion...

Posted by Anonymous
Heres and update of what Dr. Gallants said about the whole set up story (i think it was a setup, right?) of the late seroconversion.

Dr. gallantWhy did you answer that question? All of us in the Window period are now absolutely petrified about late... Read more »

Late seroconversions

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello out there

I see alot of paranoia about these so called "late seroconversions" Yes, Julio has had a string of posts (1998) that has obviously shaken everybody up. However let's use some reason here. If in fact he had gone to so many doctors and... Read more »