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cd4 count dropped
dalelovesmarcus posted:
my cd4 count has dropped dramatically ( in my eyes) in march it was 528 and i tested this week and it came back freaking out...ive been under alot of stress lately and have for the last 8 weeks been suffering from a migriane that wont go away and have been taking a prescription pain medication for it..would this have an effect on my numbers and if so or not please tell me if im worrying for nothing or what i should be doing i said im freaking out here for such a dramatic drop...
georgiagail responded:
As the attached points out, factors that can affect the level of CD4 counts include time of day samples were drawn, level of stress and the differing labs that may be used to monitor these labs.


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