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What Is A Good Cd4 Count

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Low cd4, good cd4 count and undetectablect high3

I have been on meds for 3 years now, initaly my cd4 was 276 and viral load 27,000. The cd4 was 18. I rapidly became undetectable and have remained that way, and my cd4 got up to 700. I now bounce around in the 600s, but my cd4 remains at 18. I...
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
I agree with all your doctors. Sounds like you are doing marvelous!... Read more »

good CD4 count

sir, My friend is HIV Positivesince two years. His CD4 countwas 650 before 18 months, nowit is... Read more »

hiv2+boyfriend, low CD4 counts, very good quality.

Hi doc. Mark. My boyfriend is hiv-1 neg., hiv-2 pos. Using anti hiv-meds since 1997. CD4 counts... Read more »
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Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »

CD4 Counts????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When I started meds, my cd4 count was 348. Is that in the bad range?
Since I started meds, it went up to 358. Read more »

How to increase CD4 Count?

Posted by Just_Joe, 2 Replies
I have had HIV since November 2008 and 3-4 months later am undetectable with CD4 Count in the 200's but my last CD4 count in January 2010 is in the 300's. My doc said my ratio looks good as far as my CD4 count goes and just keep taking my meds, will... Read more »

Low CD4 Counts - What Now?

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 7 Replies
My CD4 count has dropped to about 467. My VL is 2210 (no worries). What are some things that I can do to bring my CD4 count back up to 800-1,000? Suggestions are much appreciated. Does diet affect this, sleep, etc. Read more »