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What Is A T Cell Count

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PML - what T cell count is associated with it?

What T cell count is associated with PML? I have HIV and I have been diagnosed with birdshot retinopathy, an autoimmune, inflammatory condition that causes blindness. I am currently on cycosporine and my doctors recommend adding CellCept to further...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most cases of PML occur with low CD4 cell counts (usually 200).KH Read more »

t-cell count over 1700.

been pozitive since 2000. currently taking atripla. my t-cell count keeps on going up and recently... Read more »

t-cell count

If your t-cell count is 22, does that mean that you have full blown aids? 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 of Internal Medicine , the Los Read more »
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FAQs About CD4 (T-Cell) Count From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...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 I... Read more »
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Maintain Your T-Cell Count, and Get More T-Cells

...T-cells. One way of using the therapy involves a cycle of five days every eight weeks of IL-2. In many cases, after the T-cell count has risen significantly, the T-cell count can be maintained well into the 'normal' range with therapy as... Read more »
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Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts

... Earlier Initiation of HAART Better Preserves Functional Immune Competence Even in Persons Who Achieve "Normal" CD4+ T-Cell Counts (LbOr09) Authored by C. Lange, H. Valdez, K. Medvik, R. Asaad, M. Wild, R. Kalayjian, M. Lederman View the... Read more »
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Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...I was tested postive in 2003 and when I went in for my frist T-Cell count and Viral Load I was not sure what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get Read more »

T-CELL COUNT

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hiv negative but still worried. I took a T-CELL count which came back as follows: TOTAL LYMPH. 2630 CD3+ 2090 - 79.4% CD4+ 1010 - 38.4% CD5+ 72.8% CD8+ 1157 - 44.0% RATIO Read more »

low t cell count

Posted by lis, 2 Replies
...+ since 86.. full blown in 02.. and on meds since.. i guess that im womdering if my t cells will ever get over 200. i stay at about 180. had pcp in 2002 and am still on meds for that.. seeing my doc in a couple of weeks and am thinking about... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...recover/increase when my viral load seems to be doing so well/coming down so fast? Anyone know a good resource for this? My doc doesn't answer this question very well, or in a way I understand him. Are there better message/chat boards for this?... Read more »