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I Have Aids And My Cd4 Count Dropped When It Has Been Steadily Climbing Not Sick
Is a glyco protein found on surface of immune cells such as monocytes, macrophages & dendritic cells. It assists t-cell receptors in communicating with an antigen-presenting cell, hewnce facilitating entry of HIV virus into the cell. Measuring the CD4 count is used to determine ...Read more
I am diagnosed with aids with CD4 count of only 7 in july. I am also still on chemo for ks. Is my prognosis good? I am on arv and so far feel generally healthy with my CD4 up to 58 in 6 months.
HIV: Have you discussed your treatment and expectations with your infectious disease specialist and your oncologist? Those are the two physicians with the best information for you. So long as you continue as directed, there is a good chance your outcome can and will be positive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cd4 count dropped from 485 to 198. I have been on arvs for 2yrs. What are the chances of recovery? How do I raise it quicker? How long will it take?
HIV: This means your arv is not working well. Either you are not compliant or the virus has mutated and become resistant. This needs to be discussed with your doc. Getting a therapy that is able to suppress the virus is the only way to raise your cd4 count. Will it ever go back to what it was even on perfect therapy - that's debatable, but possible. ...Read more
No: CD4 cell counts vary widely among health individuals. The percent CD4 is actually a more important number since it will not fluctuate greatly with systemic illness. The CD4 cell count is calculated..the % observed. CD4 cell counts vary from 300's to 1500..roughly. Its no reason to worry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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