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What Increases Heb B Viral Load

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increase in viral load

Hi,I am recently diagnosed as HIV positive, do not receive a treatment yet. After six months I ve got 4 CD4 count and, two viral load test results. CD4 counts were 610, 650, 720, 690 which I assume is ok but in six months, the viral load increased...
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
...That is a little more than reasonable fluctuation, but the result is still a very low viral load result. I am not concerned given your CD4 count is in the normal range. Read more »

Increasing Viral Load

Hi, when I was first diagnosed with HIV, my viral load was approx 300,000. Over the last three... Read more »

Both CD4 and Viral Load increase

Hi - I tested positive a year and a half ago and started Atripla a year ago. After a few months on... Read more »
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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 Body PRO

Hormonal Contraceptives Increase HIV Risk; Vitamin A Levels Unrelated to Viral Load

...women and to slowprogression once infected. Vitamin A deficiencies are common in Kenya andhave been associated with higher HIV viral loads and advanced disease.Consequently, they studied whether giving vitamin A supplements woulddecrease HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Temporary Increases in HIV Viral Load Not Indicative of Waning Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Treatment, Study Says

...Sudden increases in the viral loads of HIV-positive people taking antiretroviral drugs usually are harmless, temporary "blips" that do not indicate that the treatment Read more »
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Coffe may increase viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I read an acticle about coffee increasing viral load has anyone else read this? Read more »

viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the viral load go up after exposure or during ARS ? And then does it go back down after 6 months? Read more »

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 »

Viral Load Testing.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...tingling in my legs, numbness in fingertips. While he didn't necessarily think those symptoms were HIV related, he did offer a viral load test. He didn't exactly come out and say that he didn't put alot of faith in the HIV antibody test but I... Read more »