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Teenager with HIV wondering about viral load and T cell counts

i am 17 yr old female and i was recently diagnosed with HIV but i know nothing about it. what should my normal or healthy t cell count be? and is there a normal or healthy viral load?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A normal CD 4 count would be greater than 540 and any detectable viral RNA would be abnormal; treatment is not usually initiated until CD4 counts are less than 350, or viral loads greater than 10,000-30,000; when treatment is initiated a good... Read more »

HIV+ and living with teenager with behavioral problems

I am 52 years old GWM and have been HIV+ for over 15 years. I have been with my partner for over 10... Read more »

latest news about HIV

how and why we can get specially teenager get the HIV trough internet? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 1,000 Chicago Teenagers Receive HIV Test at Annual Teen Test Day

...Search the Newsroom archive Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Teenagers Taking HIV Tests in Malawi, Survey Finds

... An increasing percentage of teenagers in Malawi have taken an HIV test during the past two years, according to a Welfare Monitoring Survey recently released by the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Launches Media Campaign Aimed at Reducing Spread of HIV Among Teenagers, Young Adults

...school beginning in the next school year. According to CDC , the Baltimore area in 2005 reported the second-highest rate of new AIDS cases nationwide with 40.4 new cases per 100,000 people. According to City Health Commissioner Joshua... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut HIV/AIDS Advocates, Teenagers Call for Passage of Bill That Would Provide Grants for Comprehensive Sex Education

... HIV/AIDS advocates and teenagers from Healthy Teens Connecticut on Wednesday in Connecticut rallied at the state capitol and called on lawmakers to pass a bill Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
...producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please feel free to contact the producer at JGYOUNG@HRMVIDEO.COM. Compensation is provided for... Read more »

Looking For Young HIV+ Woman for Educational Video

Posted by Anonymous
...Media (HRMVIDEO.COM), one of the nations leading producers of educational media, is looking for a young HIV+ woman to talk with teenagers as part of roundtable discussion for an HIV/AIDS Video. Please feel free to contact the producer at... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets boring talking to my dad about all my teenage issues Read more »

Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi, I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in Read more »