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The Role Of Cd4 Count In Management Of Hiv Infected Person

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CD4 count low what multi vitamins do you suggest

Hi RobI was diagnosed with HIV January 2009, my CD4 count is 238. I was told it is not low enough to start treatment and should take care of myself to try and boost it. Im currently taking vit C and vit B complex, is there any other supplement you'd...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...any six-month period. Weight loss was significantly associated with nausea, diarrhea, thrush, poverty, history of drug use, CD4 cell count below 200 cells/mm3, and HIV viral load above 100,000 copies/mL. The authors were unable to pinpoint the... Read more »

CD4 counts in healthy people

My most recent blood test indicated a CD4 cell count of 601 which is the highest it has been since... Read more »

cd4 counts (WHEN TO START TREATMENT)

Doctor, i've noticed over the years (in fact over the course of a few short months), you've... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

To Start, or Not to Start?

...chance of developing a serious illness or of developing AIDS is less if patients start taking HIV medicines at a time when their CD4 cell count is still fairly high. PA asked several leading physicians and advocates to give us their thoughts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines HIV-Positive Patients' Death Risk at CD4 Counts Above 350

...for continuing studies to examine the risks and benefits of starting antiretroviral therapy, or ART, for patients with high CD4 cell counts," HealthDay News reports. "For this study, researchers examined data from 40,830 HIV patients, aged... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV JournalView: Top 10 HIV Medical Stories of 2006

...of the Titans A prospective, randomized, phase III trial of NRTI-, PI-, and NNRTI-sparing regimens for initial treatment of HIV-1 infection -- ACTG 5142 By SA Riddler, et al, XVI International AIDS Conference, August 13-18, 2006 A Trio of... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. Dysplasia is more common in women with advanced HIV disease and low CD4 cell counts. It is often more severe and difficult to treat than in HIV- women. Untreated dysplasia can lead to... Read more »
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How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
...I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes Read more »

CD4 Count 540, but negative?

Posted by yoshimi2, 1 Reply
...physchatrist. it is just that i feel as if i have hiv. i have never felt like this before. I feel tired,depressed, weak, ill, and my CD4 count is only 540. Read more »

cd4 count

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is there any way of getting around having an hiv test? like could i just have my doctor test my cd4 count instead. would you be able to tell from that whether or not it seemed like i needed to be tested? Read more »

CD4 Count

Posted by T_BOOGIE
...How lond does it take for hiv to effect your cd4 count? Will it show right away if you are having symptoms? Is 11 weeks to early to get tested? Read more »