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T Cell Count And Viral Load

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My T cell count and viral load?

I went to the doc 3 months ago and my t cell count was 500 and viral load was 25620. I went to the doc last week and my t cell count was 616 and my viral load was 25120. So is this good or bad? Oh and I was curious as to how my doc knew that who...
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
...Your CD4 count is in the normal range. Another number to follow is your CD4 % which is a more stable number over time. Your viral load is in the moderate range. Your doctor may have done a resistance test, to see if the virus you have has... Read more »

Initial T Cell Count and Viral Load

Is there a correlation between the number of T Cells a person has at begining of HIV infection and... Read more »

T-cell counts and Viral load

I was diagnosed as HIV-AIDS in May of '05 with a T-cell count of 129 and Viral load of 69k. I just... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Difference in CD4T Cell Count and Viral Load at Presentation for Medical Care and in Follow-up After HIV-1 Infection

...patients (median 372 cell/mm 3 , n=178. The distribution of HIV-1-RNA levels also differed significantly. The initial median viral load for white patients was 25,026 copies/ml and for black patients it was 21,489 copies/ml, whereas the median... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...published in the denialist journal Reappraising AIDS , authors Christine Johnson and Paul Philpott demonstrate their scorn for viral load measurements in the title of their discussion, "Viral Load of Crap." Focusing on the 1995 Ho and Shaw ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

... The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Viral Load Is Not Reliable Indicator for CD4+ T Cell Counts, Study Says

... Measuring HIV viral loads in the blood of people living with the virus is not a reliable indicator to predict CD4+ T cell counts of HIV-positive people, Read more »
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Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every Read more »

NEW TEST RESULTS

Posted by MACKD413, 5 Replies
...received my second counts today, it is up to 189. Still rather low,but I feel I am moving in the right direction. The lab lost my viral load counts. I will keep you posted. Read more »

Waiting

Posted by Leonardo, 3 Replies
...so scared that I am going to hear bad news. I can't wait until next week when I can call to at least get my t-cell count and viral load. I won't see my doctor until the 17th. Does anyone else experience this anxiety between having blood drawn... Read more »

Raise T Cells and More

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does NOT interfere with any medical treatment one is currently taking. It's DRAMATICALLY increasing T cell counts and the viral load is getting wiped out as well. It's pleasant to take, absolutely no negative side effects and 100% natural! ... Read more »