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A 42-year-old female asked:

Recovered from meningitis 6 months ago. now had recent immune tests, doc said slightly low cd4 t-cells. did this illness impair my immune system?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Response: Doubt that the meningitis permanently adversely affected your immune system. The basic measures can vary slightly, and unless you have HIV causing this, would find little if any concern regarding a slightly low CD-4 count. However, not knowing more particulars, can only comment generically.

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Last updated May 4, 2016

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