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Offline Andy Velez

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Re: just did it
« Reply #50 on: November 13, 2007, 04:38:58 PM »
HAART is supposed to lower viral load.

Valtrex is not the same thing. It's all moot since we know you are HIV negative.

All the rest of this is just drama your head is running on you. Keep working with your therapist. This is NOT an HIV situation. Period. End of story.
Andy Velez

Offline notnow

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Re: just did it
« Reply #51 on: November 13, 2007, 06:10:39 PM »
andy i hope you are right, if the elisa comes back neg, i will never post on here again and just do my therapy, the news on aidsmeds,com just scared me about valtrex lowering viral load by over 50 percent and i figured that would effect antibodies. i will keep my promise on my first statement.need to get back to some kind of life.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: just did it
« Reply #52 on: November 13, 2007, 07:02:45 PM »
Good plan. Life is at its best too short to waste on unnecessary worrying.
Andy Velez

Offline notnow

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Re: just did it
« Reply #53 on: November 20, 2007, 04:38:08 PM »
okay hopefully this is the last time i post on here, my test came back viral load undetectable and t cell 717 normal being 359-1000, the doctor didnt do an antibody test. he said with these results there is no way you have hiv. any comments please, and thanks for putting up with me

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: just did it
« Reply #54 on: November 20, 2007, 04:45:17 PM »
I hope it's the last time too. I've reported this thread to our Moderators for review.

You don't have HIV so of course you have an undetectable VL and a normal CD4 count. I won't bother explaining anything further as conversations with you are pointless -- you never pay any attention to the advice we give you.

MtD

Offline anniebc

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Re: just did it
« Reply #55 on: November 20, 2007, 07:01:38 PM »
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Matty, i realize I dont have hiv

Then why are you still here, you have been told and given good advise and still you have refused to accept any of it.

I have given you a 28 day TO, please think about the advise you have been given and move on..this is an HIV site, and you do not have HIV.

Jan
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Offline anniebc

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Re: just did it
« Reply #56 on: November 20, 2007, 08:04:25 PM »
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he said with these results there is no way you have hiv. any comments please,


You were not saying goodbye you were looking for more input and I'm not sure what comments you are looking for..as you Doctor has told you and the guys here have told you are HIV negative, so no more comments are needed from us..as I said before this is an HIV site and you DO NOT have HIV...it's time for you to move on.

Jan

Edited to add:  after 56 posts I don't think we have been impatient with you at all.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2007, 08:10:30 PM by anniebc »
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Offline notnow

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Re: just did it
« Reply #57 on: January 04, 2008, 04:25:22 PM »
Just wanted to say goodbye to everyone, my time out worked out well, did an elisa test and got some major counseling to deal with grief and how i was turning it on my self, sorry to everyone for being a pain in the ass but you are alll truly wonderful people to help others while dealing with your own dilemma. thanks again,
side note to ann, you are an american , just how did you end up in the irish sea,just curious/will be touring the british isles in july.
mikael

 


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