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Author Topic: My Regular July Upward Blip  (Read 1466 times)

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Offline northernguy

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My Regular July Upward Blip
« on: August 03, 2007, 10:36:37 PM »
OK, its only been two July's, but both years the CD4 has gone up to @800 from its usual 600.  Anybody else have this kind of seasonal upward blip?  My doc said it might just be from increased sunlight, possibly allergies...And my VL fell from its usual 10k to 4k.

On the down side my % slides from the usual 25 to 20.  All driven I guess by the total lymphocyte count which climbs to 4.1 from the usual 2.5.
Apr 28/06 cd4 600 vl 10,600 cd% 25
Nov 8/09 cd4 510 vl 49,5000 cd% 16
Jan 16/10 cd4 660 vl 54,309 cd% 16
Feb 17/10 Started Atripla
Mar 7/10 cd4 710 vl 1,076 cd% 21
Apr 18/10 cd4 920 vl 268 cd% 28
Jun 19/10 cd4 450 vl 60 cd% 25
Aug 15/10 cd4 680 vl 205 cd% 27
Apr 3/11 cd4 780 vl <40 cd% 30
Jul 17/11 cd4 960 vl <40 cd%33
April 15/12 cd4 1,010 vl <40 cd% 39
April 20/12 Switched to Viramune + Truvada
Aug 2/12 cd4 1040, vl <40, cd% 38
Oct 19 cd4 1,110 vl <40 cd% 41

Offline Robert

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Re: My Regular July Upward Blip
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2007, 01:31:57 AM »
that's kinda neat.  Make sure you tell us again about his next year.  I'll be curious.

I allergies thing sounds good to me.

robert
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Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: My Regular July Upward Blip
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2007, 01:41:06 AM »
Mine is usually in November except this year with 133 brand new T-cells in June, raising the bar to 475.  Have the best day
Michael

Offline northernguy

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Re: My Regular July Upward Blip
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2007, 12:43:23 PM »
Yes its strange.  My doc said he's tried looking for patterns in his patients to see if there's a common, consistent seasonal variation, but hasn't been able to discover one.
Apr 28/06 cd4 600 vl 10,600 cd% 25
Nov 8/09 cd4 510 vl 49,5000 cd% 16
Jan 16/10 cd4 660 vl 54,309 cd% 16
Feb 17/10 Started Atripla
Mar 7/10 cd4 710 vl 1,076 cd% 21
Apr 18/10 cd4 920 vl 268 cd% 28
Jun 19/10 cd4 450 vl 60 cd% 25
Aug 15/10 cd4 680 vl 205 cd% 27
Apr 3/11 cd4 780 vl <40 cd% 30
Jul 17/11 cd4 960 vl <40 cd%33
April 15/12 cd4 1,010 vl <40 cd% 39
April 20/12 Switched to Viramune + Truvada
Aug 2/12 cd4 1040, vl <40, cd% 38
Oct 19 cd4 1,110 vl <40 cd% 41

Offline northernguy

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Re: My Regular July Upward Blip
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2007, 10:46:37 AM »
I apparently stumped the experts at the Body too:
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Labs/Archive/TCell/Q186354.html
Apr 28/06 cd4 600 vl 10,600 cd% 25
Nov 8/09 cd4 510 vl 49,5000 cd% 16
Jan 16/10 cd4 660 vl 54,309 cd% 16
Feb 17/10 Started Atripla
Mar 7/10 cd4 710 vl 1,076 cd% 21
Apr 18/10 cd4 920 vl 268 cd% 28
Jun 19/10 cd4 450 vl 60 cd% 25
Aug 15/10 cd4 680 vl 205 cd% 27
Apr 3/11 cd4 780 vl <40 cd% 30
Jul 17/11 cd4 960 vl <40 cd%33
April 15/12 cd4 1,010 vl <40 cd% 39
April 20/12 Switched to Viramune + Truvada
Aug 2/12 cd4 1040, vl <40, cd% 38
Oct 19 cd4 1,110 vl <40 cd% 41

Offline AustinWesley

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Re: My Regular July Upward Blip
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2007, 11:55:56 PM »
That's interesting!   I wonder if it doesn't have something to do with overall activity in summer.   
Diag. 3/06  Infected aprx. 2 mo. Prior
Date        CD4   %      VL
4/6/06     627    32    36,500     NO MEDS YET!
6/7/06     409    27    36,100
8/23/06   408    25     22,300
1/2/07     354    23     28,700
2/9/07     139    30     23,000  Hep A Vaccine same day???
2/21/07   274    26     18,500 
3/3/07    RX of Truvada/Sustiva Started.
4/5/07    321     27      Undectable 1st mo.  
5/16/07  383     28    Undectable 2nd mo.
8/10/07  422     32   UD <48 on new scale!

 


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