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Re: Not on Meds -Dramatic drop in CD4 count (355 to 174) but low vl (drop of 12k to 5k)

I guess what I was getting at is could the stress, poor nutrition and lack of sleep be depressing the cd4 count, as is there a reasonable possibility that it would pick up on it's now that I have entirely cleaned up my lifestyle in terms of...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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There is a lot more to the immune system than the HIV viral load in the blood. CD4 cells can still decrease in the presence of relatively low HIV viral load. Immune activation and other factors may be involved.I would not delay treatment hoping that... Read more »

Cd4 went up but went back down. Recently diagnosed.

Cd4 count went down and need help understanding. Very confused and upset. I thought I'd... Read more »

Dramatic Changes in Counts

I was diagnosed HIV+ in October 2005, but have always had VERY low counts and just above... 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 3 months . My T-Cells would be... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my CD4+... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
OK, I'm totally freaked out. I went to my doctor to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated.

I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months,... Read more »