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When Does Low T-cells Diagnose Aids

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Recently diagnosed HIV and T-Cell LGLL

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ and having T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia. My LGLL levels are manageable right now and I will be monitored for those. I have started taking Atripla for the HIV. My doctors in Boston think that it is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I haven't seen any cases where T-cell leukemia was felt to be directly due to HIV infection (as opposed to HTLV-1 infection which can cause T-cell leukemia) though Read more »

just diagnosed hiv, good t-cell,low viral load, but very high crp

dear robert frascino,i am from germany, 34 years old and i was diagnosed hiv three weeks ago which ... Read more »

t-cell count determines hiv or aids diagnosis?

I remember my doctor at the time told me if my t-cell count dropped below 200, I would be... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a long time, and I'm afraid he won't even... Read more »

T-cells dropping..............

Posted by MIT, 3 Replies
...uneasy about going on meds. should one consider meds at under 200 or 350 t-cells? as i wait it out to see a trend and after being diagnosed 3 yrs ago where nothing really changed i now have to think about what are the best avenues to educate... Read more »

T-Cell tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anybody know where you can get a T-cell count without going to the doctor? Some places will run a CBC (ehivtest) without a doctor. Will they do T-Cell count as well? Read more »