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Monocytes High Or Low With Hiv

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Increasing my monocytes

I am a newer more recent patient, and now more then ever doing the most I can to stay healthy, in only a few months time by taking the truvada/sustiva combination, my cd4 cells have come up from below 20 to 178, my monocytes are low 3 on a scale...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unfortunately 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 »

monocytes, dendritic cells and HIV

I understand immune cells like monocytes and dendritic cells may either get infected or may... Read more »

Increasing my monocytes

I am a newer more recent patient, and now more then ever doing the most I can to stay healthy, in... Read more »
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Acute HIV and lymphocytes, neutrophils and monocytes

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 »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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risk? low/high?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read a million posts about un-protected vaginal sex. I have read posts that say its like 1/100 or 1/500 for a man to get HIV from sex with an HIV+ woman. I have also read that it is a low and a high risk activity. I was just hoping that... Read more »

High risk or low risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

A few weeks back I had unprotected vaginal sex whith
someone who I didn't know very well. It happened a couple of times and I think he has been inside of me for about 10 minutes all together. He didn't ejaculate.
I am just wondering if this is... Read more »