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Offline PositivelyYours

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New Labs
« on: March 20, 2007, 06:36:23 PM »
Hello Everyone,

I received my lab results today which is the first set of labs after getting over my Shingles episode.  My CD4 is 484 and my VL is 54,000.  My numbers actually improved from my last set of labs.  I am still not currently on medication, so we will see what will happen during my next visit which is scheduled for mid June 07.  Otherwise, I am doing good. Still have a little pain every now and then from my shingles but on the up and up I am doing well.  I hope everyone is doing well also and please do keep in touch.

PositivelyYours

Diagnosed: 08/10/2006
08/31/06 CD4:240/VL:39,000
09/12/06 CD4:359/VL:50,000
11/16/06 CD4:509/VL:76,000 (Flu Shot)
02/13/07 CD4:270/VL:69,000
02/17/07 Developed the Shingles
02/20/07 CD4:326/VL (Not Tested)
03/20/07 CD4:484/VL:54,000
06/19/07 CD4:488/VL:51,000
09/18/07 CD4:372/VL:27,000
10/09/07 Took Flu Shot
12/18/07 CD4:408/VL:85,000
03/18/08 CD4:394/VL:116,000 (Still No Meds)
05/22/08 CD4:412/VL:63,000
08/13/08 CD4:362/VL:67,000
09/23/08 Took Flu Shot
10/15/08 CD4:340/VL:54,000
11/14/08 Started Atripla @ 9:45 p.m.
1/30/09 CD4:641/VL:<48 Copies
5/07/09 CD4:667/VL: Undetectable
12/02/09 CD4:759/VL: Undetectable
03/05/10 CD4:537/VL: Undetectable
03/16/10 Rec'd TB Skin Test, Pneumonia & Hep B Vac
04/15/10 Hep B & Tetanus Vac
6/10 CD4: 748 VL: Undet.

Offline Bucko

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2007, 06:59:18 PM »
PY-

Congrats on the new labs. Every improvement is a step in the right direction.

Brent
(Who remembers the shingles...ouch!)
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Offline milker

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2007, 07:42:28 PM »
Congrats on your numbers !!  :)

I like the "single and looking" part, do you get tested every 3 months for that too ? :) Better work on this too!

Milker
mid-dec: stupid ass
mid-jan: seroconversion
mid-feb: poz
mar 07: cd4 432 (35%) vl 54000
may 07: cd4 399 (28%) vl 27760
jul 07: cd4 403 (26%) vl 99241
oct 07: cd4 353 (24%) vl 29993
jan 08: cd4 332 (26%) vl 33308
mar 08: cd4 392 (23%) vl 75548
jun 08: cd4 325 (27%) vl 45880
oct 08: cd4 197 (20%) vl 154000 <== aids diagnosis
nov 2 08 start Atripla
nov 30 08: cd4 478 (23%) vl 1880 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
feb 19 09: cd4 398 (24%) vl 430 getting there!
apr 23 09: cd4 604 (29%) vl 50 woohoo :D :D
jul 30 09: cd4 512 (29%) vl undetectable :D :D
may 27 10: cd4 655 (32%) vl undetectable :D :D

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Offline Longislander

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2007, 08:44:19 PM »
congrats in the improved #'s!
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline purplerain

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2007, 08:48:12 PM »
Thanks 4 sharing your good news.  Always good 2 hear
Congrats
Jag

Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2007, 10:48:41 PM »
Hi, glad to hear about your numbers. To my untrained eye they seem pretty strong considering you battled shingles! Wishing you freedom from the leftover pain and good results for your next labs

Offline puertorico2006

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2007, 10:54:58 PM »
glad to know your numbers have improved :-D

you got shingles with a cd4 of 274? at what is the avg cd4 number that you develop shingles i thought it was lower (i could be wrong though)
Infected Probably: may 2005
Diagnosed: 11/2006

11/28/2006 CD4:309 / VL: 1907 No meds yet
12/27/2006 CD4:339/  VL:1649 No meds yet
  4/28/2007 CD4:550/  VL:1800 No meds :-)

Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2007, 11:32:51 PM »
Having had two bouts of the dreaded shingles myself, I can truly say "I feel your pain!"  It is natural to have "flashes" of that pain from time to time.  The varicella virus that causes shingles is in the nerves...thats what you feel from time to time.  Glad to hear your numbers have improved....from what I read, shingles do not deplete your immune system.  They are a "pain" however...which I know you know!

Gary
Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline PositivelyYours

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2007, 07:06:50 PM »
Hello Puertorico2006,

Thanks for your response and Yes, I got the Shingles with a 274 T Cell Count.  According to my doctor anyone at any T Cell level can develop shingles and you don't have to be HIV Positive.  Just remember to try and keep the stress level down and you should be fine.

PositivelyYours

glad to know your numbers have improved :-D

you got shingles with a cd4 of 274? at what is the avg cd4 number that you develop shingles i thought it was lower (i could be wrong though)
PositivelyYours

Diagnosed: 08/10/2006
08/31/06 CD4:240/VL:39,000
09/12/06 CD4:359/VL:50,000
11/16/06 CD4:509/VL:76,000 (Flu Shot)
02/13/07 CD4:270/VL:69,000
02/17/07 Developed the Shingles
02/20/07 CD4:326/VL (Not Tested)
03/20/07 CD4:484/VL:54,000
06/19/07 CD4:488/VL:51,000
09/18/07 CD4:372/VL:27,000
10/09/07 Took Flu Shot
12/18/07 CD4:408/VL:85,000
03/18/08 CD4:394/VL:116,000 (Still No Meds)
05/22/08 CD4:412/VL:63,000
08/13/08 CD4:362/VL:67,000
09/23/08 Took Flu Shot
10/15/08 CD4:340/VL:54,000
11/14/08 Started Atripla @ 9:45 p.m.
1/30/09 CD4:641/VL:<48 Copies
5/07/09 CD4:667/VL: Undetectable
12/02/09 CD4:759/VL: Undetectable
03/05/10 CD4:537/VL: Undetectable
03/16/10 Rec'd TB Skin Test, Pneumonia & Hep B Vac
04/15/10 Hep B & Tetanus Vac
6/10 CD4: 748 VL: Undet.

Offline Ihavehope

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Re: New Labs
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2007, 03:09:20 PM »
good numbers.. You shall do fabulous!
Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

 


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