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Undetectable viral load and CD4 cell count still falling

I wrote to you guys about a month ago about this problem. I have had an undetectable viral load for a few years now and a good CD4 cell count. But since August of last year my CD4 cell count has been rapidly declining even though I have an...
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
...What is/are the changes in CD4% over time? Also, what is the total white blood cell count (WBC), and total lymphocyte count at all these time points? Finally, what other medications or supplements (other than HIV meds Read more »

Normal T cell count

I am 52 and started a reginmen of sustiva and truvada approx.15 months ago. I have been HIV for at... Read more »

high viral load normal t cell count

Hi,I just found out that I am hiv+ back in April, 2006. I had my first set of lab results to come... Read more »
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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 the... Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...all the CD4 cells we will ever have? Will a flu vaccination affect my CD4 count? Can you explain "viral load" and "CD4 cell count," and detail how they are measured? Why do CD4 counts rise after their initial decline? My doc says I... Read more »
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Incomplete Peripheral CD4+ Cell Count Restoration in HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Long-Term Antiretroviral Treatment

... In most HIV-positive patients, antiretroviral therapy can fully restore a normal CD4+ cell count of more than 500 cells/mm 3 . However, the researchers note, it is not clear whether all patients can achieve normalization of Read more »
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Maternal HAART Use During Breastfeeding Can Significantly Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission Among Women With Low CD4+ Cell Counts, Study Finds

...meaning that they are not eligible for treatment. In the government program and the current recommendations, women with high CD4 cell counts do not necessarily receive treatment. The transmission among the infants of these women was very... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

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...What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the Read more »

Do anybody know about CD4 cells count?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...500, which means there is already damage done to my immune system?! My question was: If medical document all relate low CD4 cell counts to HIV/AIDS, what could my low count mean? Other than HIV infection, do all viruse infection affect the... Read more »

Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...evaluation every 12 weeks. After a mean of 108 weeks on the simplified regimen, 19 of the 20 children still had undetectable virus, normal CD4 T cell counts, normal growth patterns and good clinical parameters. The one instance of virological... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...count was originally 318 when I was diagnosed and it has only gone up to 340 after the same period of meds treatment. Is it normal for T-cells to take that long to recover/increase when my viral load seems to be doing so well/coming down so... Read more »