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Undetectable But Cd4 Going Down

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CD4% going up and VL still undetectable while absolute CD4 is going down

Hi Dr. first of all many thanks for answering my question few months ago and hope you can answer this one, your help is highly appreciated. I was diagnosed with HIV in October 2008 with CD4 410 and 27% and VL of 132K after three months of treatment...
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
...No worries. The absolute CD4 count can fluctuate. A more stable number over time is the CD4% which has continued to increase, but likely will be at a plateau Read more »

undetectable viral load, CD4 count going down

Dear Professor, I was diagnoseed with AIDS in nov. 2008. The reason I say AIDS is because my CD4... Read more »

viral load undetectable cd4 count going down

my husband is currently on viracept, epivir and ziagen. his viral load is undetectable but in march... Read more »
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cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any possible secondary infections Read more »

Just Diagnosed With a CD4 Count of 5

Posted by thespoonybard, 1 Reply
...to admit me to ICU. On January 25th, 2009 I was diagnosed as HIV positive and classified an AIDS patient. They told me my CD4 count was 5. I was floored. It felt like my mind was trying to escape from my body to run away from this. Even... Read more »

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Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...My doctor's office finally tracked down my "missing" CD4 from when I had my labs done 5/15. As I said in another post, my viral load was undetectable for the first time. Even better Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anybody know what other viral infections apart from HIV can cause an inverted CD4:CD8 ratio? Read more »