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Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

The Basics CD4 Count and HIV CD4 Count and HIV Treatment CD4 Cell Test The Bottom Line The Basics Your immune system protects your body by fighting germs and infections.White blood cells are an important part of your immune system. HIV infects and destroys a type of white blood cell called aCD4 cell (sometimes called a T-cell). As the immune system loses CD4 cells, it becomes weaker and is less able tofight off germs. When it...
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Chlamydia and HIV

I would like to know if a person contracted chlamydia, is there a good chance of contracting HIV?I am asking this question because the number of people with chlamydia is much higher than the people with HIV? Why is that?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important to remember that different infections work in different ways. So, just because HIV and chlamydia are infections that are sexually transmitted doesn't mean that they are similar; they are actually quite different organisms that... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's always better to know than not know. See below.Dr. BobI know the answer, but I ask anyway.... (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Sep 13, 2010Well, here I am again, losing my... Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your being funny and serious at the same time. I like to clear up some conflicting ideas and I hope you could answer my questions. Here goes, I started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Considering I've been HIV positive since January 1991, I guess having a "positive perspective" comes quite naturally to me. Actually, being positive about being positive is often easier than "being funny and serious at the... Read more »

T Cell Count of 200- can you live for 5 years.

Dr. Dezube, can you explain to me if your T cell count was close to two hundred is there any way you could live over 5 years from taking the meds? Thank you ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The answer to your question is a very emphatic YES. I have many many such patients in my practice. I have patients in my practice whose CD4 counts have risen from the single digits to a value in the normal range.... Read more »
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How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

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What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When you were infected... Read more »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HI, my son's father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300..... Read more »