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Author Topic: This lab makes no sense  (Read 1300 times)

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Offline inmontreal

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This lab makes no sense
« on: August 24, 2007, 10:03:29 PM »
Ok here goes..my latest test shows i was undect. and my cd4 are 310..my percentage was 31%.. The test before was 469 and undect. but the percentage was 29..The person in charge of the Kaletra clinical study was telling me im doing better than the last result..HOW CAN THAT BE??? Its been one year ive been waiting to get to 400 or 500..but it seems no matter what i do or take..my body just wont do it..so can any one tell me..whats up with these percentages..(And yes i visted the links for understanding your labs)..i still dont get it..

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: This lab makes no sense
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2007, 10:07:09 PM »
The increase in your % is MUCH more important than a change in CD4's because the latter can fluctuate +/-100 easily.  Focus on the VL number first, the % number 2nd, and the CD4 count last.
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Offline inmontreal

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Re: This lab makes no sense
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2007, 10:21:05 PM »
appreciate the words! man this HIV stuff is just making go crazy..between the labs and feeling super wiped out ( no one can figure out why from blood tests) i feel like im losing my mind..Ive dealt with the being HIV+ thing..but to be wiped out on a daily basis and feel like im 60..thats another thing.But at least you answered my question.Ok moderator..you can now delete this post for being in the wrong catagory...;P

Offline BriGuyNY,NY

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Re: This lab makes no sense
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2007, 10:54:49 AM »
hi all.  you can have the same lab tests drawn at 2 or 3 different times on the same day with very different results.  just how the body is reacting/responding to different factors at that particular time
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