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Viral Load And High Cd4 Count

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High viral load AND high cd4 count, 5 years

I recently started dating a beautiful man that I am very interested in starting something serious with. He disclosed to me that he is positive very early on and I'm still trying to decide whether or not to continue by weighing all the relevant...
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
...done your homework and have a good grasp on the issues. Someone with a viral load over 100,000 consistently will not maintain a CD4 count of 800 for the long term, and that level of viral load puts one at greater risk for transmitting the virus.... Read more »

High viral load, High CD4 count

I'm not on medications and for the last year my viral load has been 70,000 or higher. At the same... Read more »

low cd4 count and high viral load

Hello,My wife has TB and HIV. On recent test she has 212 cd4 count and 305000 viral load. She has... Read more »
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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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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...with all the CD4 cells we will ever have? Will a flu vaccination affect my CD4 count? Can you explain "viral load" and "CD4 cell count," and detail how they are measured? Why do CD4 counts rise after their initial decline? My doc says... Read more »
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Maternal HAART Use During Breastfeeding Can Significantly Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission Among Women With Low CD4+ Cell Counts, Study Finds

...examined to account for that? Taha Taha: Your interpretation is correct. To the best we know, these women certainly have lower viral load and high CD4 counts, so they are not immunocompromised as much as the women who have low CD4 counts. In... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
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Question from someone recently tested positive

Posted by cam65, 1 Reply
...say hello to the HIV community and making sure that I'm being pro-active, I also have a question. QUESTION How fast should my CD4 cell count be falling. Soon after diagnosis it was over 900. Within three months it fell to about 630. Being... Read more »

CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a very strong seroconversion that lasted almost almost 3 months. This was about 3 weeks after exposure I started with fever, night sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like... Read more »

Going on Med's.

Posted by aron, 6 Replies
...the med's. Now I'm told that my CD4 is below 500, and that I should start med's to bring that number back up to the 800's or higher, like it use to be. I don't even know what to think. I suppose it is my fault for not keeping up on the... Read more »