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Offline mamaangie

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From 6 to 282
« on: October 08, 2007, 02:23:04 PM »
Can you believe it? Blood drawn on 8/30 was CD4 6. Started taking Atripla on September 13. Blood drawn again on 10/1, and CD4 count is 282!

The doctor was very excited, but said that I shouldn't be surprised if it back under 200 next time, because I had just been in the hospital for a week, and I had lots of stuff pumping through me.

But I am very optimistic, and i am feeling better ever day.

I was just diagnosed on 8/27. Hope this helps other newbies feel some encouragement.

Angie in WV

Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: From 6 to 282
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2007, 02:27:54 PM »
Hey Angie _ That is superb news. Very glad for you!
 8)

Offline LPinUK

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Re: From 6 to 282
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2007, 02:58:05 PM »
My CD4 TREBLED in no time on the same combination as you, from 220 to 660 in a matter of a couple of months.

It didnt do back down either, on my last blood draw my CD4 was 880, so there's no reason for you not to hope for the same.

Keep up the good work !!
Diagnosed Poz September 2003, Current Regimen Truvada & Sustiva.

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Re: From 6 to 282
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2007, 03:23:19 PM »
woohoo GREAT NEWS!!!

Congrats  8)

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 anniebc

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Re: From 6 to 282
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2007, 04:44:56 PM »
Great news Angie..keep up the good work.

Glad to hear your are feeling more optimistic and feeling better.

Hugs
Jan :-*
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Re: From 6 to 282
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2007, 05:38:57 PM »
That's excellent to hear! I know you were very concerned when you first joined the forums. Doesn't it make you feel better just knowing that number is higher?  ;D

How are you doing on your meds? Any side-effects? Taking them ALL, every day?  ;) Stick to it, and I hope to hear that those numbers keep getting better!
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


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