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Which T Cells Are Compromised By Hiv

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HIV T-cell count after radiation treatment

T Cells went from 800 to 137. Will T cells rebound?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...T cells may often decline after chemotherapy or radiation therapy-in most cases bone marrow/T cells will recovery but there is a wide Read more »

Recently diagnosed HIV and T-Cell LGLL

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ and having T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia. My LGLL... Read more »

HIV % and drop in T-Cell

I have been HIV+ for about 12 years, and have been a long-term non-progresser. I have never been... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recreational Drug Use and T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in HIV-Uninfected and HIV-Infected Men

... Noting that the effects of recreational drugs on CD4 and CD8 T cells in humans are not well understood, the authors conducted a longitudinal analysis of men who have sex with men (MSM) to define Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Specific CD8 T-Cell Activity in Uninfected Injection Drug Users Is Associated With Maintenance of Seronegativity

...epidemics in Thailand, certain areas of Southeast Asia and Central Europe. To address whether immune reconstitution and CD8+ T cell depletion occurs because of CTL activity, the authors measured HIV-specific effector responses in uninfected (EU)... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Pulling the Plug on T-Cells: Fascinating Work on HIV and T-Cell Kinetics Challenges Longtime Dismissal of Ravaged Immune System's Regenerative Potential

...yanks out the drain's stopper and holds it up demonstrably for an awestruck audience to see. "This ... is what HIV does to your T cells." Water begins rushing out of the tub, the water level noticeably falling, partly, but not all the way. (Since... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People Seeking No-Cost Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe to Increase Following Procurement of T Cell Tests, AIDS Council Says

...seeking access to no-cost antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe likely will increase following the procurement of tests that count CD4+ T cells, Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council said recently, the Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. The tests were... Read more »
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What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

Posted by TheBody
...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 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 »

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

Posted by MIT, 3 Replies
...T-cells dropping, viral load still low - under 13000 and feeling uneasy about going on meds. should one consider meds at under 200 or Read more »

Worried..T-Cells count going down fast!

Posted by Overstressed, 4 Replies
...what to expect..I started @1041 T-Cell and viral load 45,000 and of course I would go in and get my count every 3 months . My T-Cells would be droping so fast and in times it would be up again . There would be times that I would have 510 T-Cell... Read more »