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Viral Load Low And Cd4 Low

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Low viral load and low CD4 count

I was diagnosed over a month ago with full blown AIDS with a viral load of 230,000 and T-Cell count of 9. I was in the hospital for a week to cure the secondary infections which are fine. I had my second test and my viral load is now 200, but my...
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
...results were obtained. I assume you started HIV treatment and what you are seeing is a great treatment response. Sometimes the CD4 count increase will lag behind. It also takes longer to see increases in CD4 count the lower your counts are when... Read more »

Low viral load, but low CD4 and calcium channel blockers

Hi,My doctor has just got back my labs and is a bit baffled but my low viral load, 500 copies. But... Read more »

Low Viral load and Low CD4

My Viral load is non detectable and my CD4 is very low 77. Someone told me that this can't be and... Read more »
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Trizivir Plus Efavirenz Potent for Naive Patients With Low CD4 Counts and High Viral Loads

...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" numbers. One approach under... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There 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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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 Read more »

CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has gone... Read more »

CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these 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 »

How much can CD4 counts varry?

Posted by RogerRoger, 1 Reply
...I tested poz fairly recently, and 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 Read more »