What Is Normal Size Cd4 Count
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You are correct: The CD4% is generally considered the more accurate indicator of immune integrity, as it doesn't tend to fluctuate as much due to intercurrent illnesses and other non-HIV-related factors. (See below.)Regarding beginning... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey College Guy,I'll reprint below some information about absolute CD4 cell counts and CD4%. The CD4% is the more accurate test, as it is less susceptible to variations related to concurrent phenomena (diurnal variation, other infections, etc.)... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Cello-Guy,I strongly disagree with the advice your doctor gave you regarding absolute CD4 counts versus CD4%! I reviewed this topic in detail recently in this forum. Consequently, rather than retyping the same information, I will instead... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalI am glad to see that you have started meds and are tolerating them well.You are having an excellent response to your treatment. Your viral load has become fully suppressed. Your CD4 counts have more than doubled in a short time.There is a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have been infected for just 8 months and have been on meds. My CD4 counts rose to 416 and i am undetectable in viral load. My question is, last week, my CD4 counts dropped to 386. Is this normal? do they fluctuate? I'm worried that my meds are... Read more »
Posted by jniteowl69, 4 RepliesIwas just recently tested pos. I have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »
Posted by BeerMe30Initially I had a cd4 of 139 and a VL that went up from 4000 to 10k. I s that normal to have low numbers for both or is does that depend on the person?
I do know my VL more than doubled in a week, so I can probably assume it has done the same in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWhen 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 »
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