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What does this following lab report indicate?

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Posted on Tue, 5 Jul 2016
Question: What does this report means
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri (36 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
The report shows CD4 and CD 8 counts, done for HIV positive patients

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.
The report is done for CD4 and CD8 counts.
CD 4 AND CD 8 are type of lymphocytes in body and they are responsible for maintaining the immunity in body.
Disturbance in CD 4 and CD 8 counts are found in conditions like HIV.
CD 4 and CD 8 counts are done to monitor the treatment as well as stage the HIV infection.
The report shows a reduction in CD cells and increase in CD 8 cells.
The report does not diagnose any condition but it has to be correlated with clinical findings.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja Puri
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Naveen Kumar
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Follow up: Dr. Shailja Puri (4 hours later)
Mam does this mean m hiv positive actually ws having pain n weakness in upper arms n thighs n saw on net n went for this test what to do now mam
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri (16 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Pain and weakness are not specific for HIV infection.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome again,
Pain and weakness in upper arms and thighs can occur due to number of reasons like trauma, tiredness, anemia, etc.
These symptoms are not specific for HIV infection.
Rest and pain killer should be helpful in relieving the pain and weakness.
If these symptoms are not relieved even after rest and pain killers then you may consult your primary healthcare provider.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja Puri
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Naveen Kumar
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Follow up: Dr. Shailja Puri (39 minutes later)
Thanku for replying mam it means pain and weakness are not related to hiv n that report my cd4 count 824 is normal right mam nothing to worry about?
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri (2 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Little variation in CD 4 and CD 8 counts however,not necessarily due to HIV

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to HCM,
There is little variation in CD 4 and CD 8 counts, however, this may occur in other conditions too besides HIV infection.
You may consult your primary healthcare provider for clinical assessment.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja Puri
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Naveen Kumar
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What does this following lab report indicate?

Brief Answer: The report shows CD4 and CD 8 counts, done for HIV positive patients Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic. The report is done for CD4 and CD8 counts. CD 4 AND CD 8 are type of lymphocytes in body and they are responsible for maintaining the immunity in body. Disturbance in CD 4 and CD 8 counts are found in conditions like HIV. CD 4 and CD 8 counts are done to monitor the treatment as well as stage the HIV infection. The report shows a reduction in CD cells and increase in CD 8 cells. The report does not diagnose any condition but it has to be correlated with clinical findings. Thanks and take care Dr Shailja Puri