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Zinc And Cd4's

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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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CD4 collapse even though undetectable.

Hi Joe,For the last year I have had A CD4 count in the mid 300's after two years of hovering around 180. I have been undetectable on Darunavir (r) and Maraviroc for the last three years. However at my appointment today the latest count of 220...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear M.There is an expected fluctuation (ebb and flow) to CD4 counts. After all, we only measure CD4 counts in the bloodstream and most CD4 cells live in the tissues, so we only see the tip of the iceberg. Since the CD4 percent has been stable and... Read more »

re:CD4 collapse even though undetectable

Hi Joe,In January I asked you this question about my decreased CD4 count, despite long-term viral control. This is reproduced here, along with your answer: (6th Jan)For the last year I have had A CD4 count in the mid 300's after two years of...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Michael,Thanks for the follow-up. Seems as though the numbers have returned to where they were prior to last year. Since you have no symptoms or weight loss, diarrhea, sweats, etc. It is hard to focus on any specific work-up since you have... Read more »

High white blood count and low CD4

Hi, I have been diagnosed for 4 1/2 years. My CD4 was 30 when I was diagnosed. I had MAC, Kansasii, anemia, and still have peripheral neuropathy. The neuropathy is still pretty bad and I have chronic fatigue. I have been on Atripla since I was...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question.As your doctors indicate, there is no easy answer for this situation, which is referred to as CD4-Viral load disconnect. When the virus is fully suppressed and yet the CD4 count does not increase.It is known that the... Read more »

CD4 COUNT IS LESS THAN 4 & VERY HIGH VIRAL LOAD

I WANT TO KNOW IS THERE ANY MEDICINE FOR A PATIENT WHOSE CD4 COUNT IS LESS THAN 4 & WHO IS SUFFERING FROM SEVERE COUGH AND FREQUENT FEWER. I URGENTLY WANTS TO KNOW THE NAME OF THE DRUG HE IS ALSO SUFFERING FROM BRIETHLESS NESS. WE STAY AT...
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
This is a very complicated case. I don't know what you are referring to regarding the medicine. Clearly he needs HIV medications to get the virus under control and then be able to raise the CD4 count. If the virus has become resistant to those... Read more »
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Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »

% Cd4

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cual es el % de CD4 de una persoan infectada en su primer ao de exposicion? gracias!! Read more »

cd4

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Una persona infectada por vih , al cabo de un ao de infeccion en cuanto se situan sus valores de cd4 en porcentaje?
Estan estos por debajo del 40%
entre el 30 y el 40%
Por dbajo del 30%? Read more »

cd4/cd8 ratio

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
cd4 helper 1254 -57%
cd8 suppressor 517-23.5%
cd4/cd8 ratio 2.43
wbc 10.7 h
platelet 425 h
mono neg
checking for reativation of ebv because my herpe virus is so high but no outbreaks. would your cd4/cd8 ratio be high with hiv or low? if you don't mind me... Read more »