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Viral Load And Cd4 Count

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viral load and cd4 count

what if the viral load is only 170 and cd4 count is only 4 and you have ks is it still reversable or not?
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
...Yes possibly reversable. Despite the apparent low viral load, starting HIV meds will quickly stop HIV replication and start to get those CD4 cells back. Read more »

Viral Load - CD4 Count

I saw my doctor today who informed me that my CD4 is 911 and my viral load is 2,399/ml. I was... Read more »

Viral load and CD 4 count decreasing while on ARVs

I have been on ARVs for over a year, viral load is decreasing but CD4 count is also decreasing it... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Viral Load and T-Cell (CD4) Counts: Why They Matter

...cells per CUBIC MILLIMETER of blood (a cubic millimeter is a very small amount, roughly one small drop). What Does HIV Do to CD4 Counts? HIV attacks CD4 cells, and as time goes by people with HIV often see their CD4 counts drop. The lower your... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

... The researchers conducted a retrospective case-controlled study comparing blood plasma HIV-1 viral loads and CD4 counts in cases during early syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after syphilis and with... 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 »
The Body PRO

Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...failure and the emergence of drug resistance. This has become important given the general observation that people with very low CD4 cell counts or extremely high viral loads are at greater risk of treatment failure than those with "healthier"... Read more »
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33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ELISA came back neg. The CBC came back all normal. the STD screen came back neg. then today (1 week and 1 day later) I got my Viral load and CD4 count. CD4= 881, and viral load undetectable (negative). My Doc said this as close to 100% negative... Read more »

How much can CD4 counts varry?

Posted by RogerRoger, 1 Reply
...got my first CD4/Viral Load test back. The numbers were not looking very good - 330/3104. While the viral load was low, the CD4 count was low also. My doctor was concerned, and told me to get another CD4 count down asap and see him in 3 weeks... Read more »

Can anyone shed light on this?

Posted by OrsonWelles, 1 Reply
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Labs/Archive/TestingHIV/Q184138.html What does everyone think? I have only had negative DUO tests (outside the window period), but is this enough? 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 »