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What Is Cd4 Complex

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The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...immune system and are at low risk for OIs Below 200: People with CD4 counts below 200 cells are diagnosed as havingAIDS and are at risk for developing serious OIs such as Pneumocystis pneumonia(PCP), Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), and cytomegalovirus (CMV) People with low CD4 counts are at risk for developing serious OIs such asPneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), andcytomegalovirus (CMV). As CD4 cells...
Ask the Experts

why does my CD4 count not improve? (LACK OF CD4 RESPONSE DESPITE TREATMENT, 2010)

Dr. Franscino, I am a 50 yr old caucasian male. I was diagnosed in June, 2008. At that time my CD4 was around 36 and my VL was well over 350,000. I had symptoms of wasting plus sweats and constant 101+ fevers. It took me two weeks to get in to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,There are a number of potential reasons immune reconstitution (rise in CD4 count) may falter, and they are all complex in nature. These include, among others, ongoing immune inflammation caused by HIV (even when HIV viral load is suppressed... Read more »

CD Count. (CD4 COUNTS NOT INCREASING DESPITE UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2010) (LACK OF CD4 RESPONSE DESPITE TREATMENT, 2010)

Since my last consultation 6 months ago my CD4 count has gone up 2 only points from 153 to 155.I got this new result yesturday. My last increase was almost 50 points in 6 months. How concerned should I be about such a slow and disappointing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHello,There are a number of potential reasons immune reconstitution (rise in CD4 count) may falter, and they are all complex in nature. These include, among others, ongoing immune inflammation caused by HIV (even when HIV viral load is... Read more »

Broken bones

I broke my clavicle in a fall from a bicycle 10 weeks ago and due to being uninsured and in a public system I have been forced to wait for surgery.My bloods are withinn the healthy range(vl 40 cd4 610)What I want to know is that due to the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV pxs who are doing well on treatment generally have good outcomes with surgery (including ortho procedures) similar to the general population. KH Read more »

cd4 zero

dear doctorSince February 1994 I am HIV positive. I have antiretroviral treatment the last 10 years. I'm very typical with my cure and a good enough compliance but the last six years.my CD4 cells are very low (counts 10) and the virus load is...
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
...You are on a very complex regimen and despite that appear to have a very high viral load. This indicates to me that you probably have HIV drug resistance Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...100 : toxoplasmosis (see Fact Sheet 517 ) and cryptococcosis (see Fact Sheet 503 ) Less than 50 : mycobacterium avium complex (MAC; see Fact Sheet 514 ) Monitoring treatment success: With successful ART, CD4 counts rise. Sometimes they... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein That May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development

...gp120. Nature DOI: 10.1038/Nature05580 (2007). PD Kwong et al. Structure of an HIV gp120 envelope glycoprotein in complex with CD4 receptor and a neutralizing human antibody. Nature 393:648-59 (1998). Vaccine Research Center Structural... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...MAC Treated? Can MAC Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is MAC? Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC) is a serious illness caused by common bacteria. MAC is also known as MAI ( Mycobacterium Avium ... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Bottom Line 1999 Public Health Service Prevention Guidelines on MAC Prevention Introduction Mycobacterium Avium Complex (my-koe-back-teer-ee-um ay-vee-um com-plecks) disease is among the most common bacterial infections in people with... Read more »
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newly hiv poz looking to talk to others

Posted by rick36, 2 Replies
im looking to talk to other hiv poz people wat can i expect in the months to come Read more »

The correct med regimen

Posted by Jim327040, 2 Replies
...at the same time instead of just one with the Atripla. Friends, hear me well. I'm not blaming the first clinic. This is a complex disease and there are a ton of meds out there. Unfortunately, there have not been many long term testing... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »