Our expert says:
HIV Peer Forum
This term means that your immune system has deteriorated to a piont where your CD 4(t helper cellcount) has dropped to below 200. You would be exposed to infections that could make you ill and you have to now start antoretoviral therapy to restore your immune system. You should also be taking certain medication to protect yourself from oppertunistic infections.
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