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Poll

What was your highest CD4 count?

>400
45 (38.5%)
>700
31 (26.5%)
>900
17 (14.5%)
>1100
10 (8.5%)
>1300
9 (7.7%)
>5
5 (4.3%)

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Offline billy

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my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« on: April 16, 2008, 11:23:34 AM »
Hi guys,

actually I want to hug everyone around me  :P
Today I got my new results... and I was VERY surprised. My CD4 count is 1.356!
I was hoping to have 800+ but this exceeds my expectations by far.
So what was your highest CD4 count... so that I can have a target for my next test after summer.

Hugs & Kisses
Billy



09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2008, 11:28:13 AM »
That's awesome so keep up the good work. My highest was 419 (18%) Now it's 341 (21%) but understand I came from a low point of 42 (7%)

Offline ScottJay

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2008, 11:28:21 AM »
 764 for me my lowest was 330 at seroconversion

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2008, 11:33:18 AM »
Mine once had an upward "blip" of 1,425 but 3 months later were back down to ~1,000 which is more where they've been since I went on fuzeon and prezista 1.5 years ago.
"I’ve slept with enough men to know that I’m not gay"

Offline thunter34

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2008, 11:34:36 AM »
this poll is kind of a bummer for those of us who haven't broken 500.

but congratulations, billy!

my highest is just recently...489, i think.  currently 457.  lowest was 89, i believe.

AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline billy

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2008, 11:40:44 AM »
this poll is kind of a bummer for those of us who haven't broken 500.

but congratulations, billy!

my highest is just recently...489, i think.  currently 457.  lowest was 89, i believe.



SORRY thunter34... didn't mean to exclude you & others... so I set the starting point at 400.
(maybe it's still to much... but as the subject says... "skyrockets")
So go on and vote thunter34  :-*
09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

Offline thunter34

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2008, 11:44:26 AM »
ok.  i voted.   :-*

oh....and it actually was kind of a skyrocket.  had been down below 300 for ages.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline keyite

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2008, 12:47:24 PM »
Congrats! You sure set the bar high. Gives me something to aim for.. ;D

Offline DanielMark

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2008, 12:48:26 PM »
Congrats Billy,

Keep up the good work!

My highest CD4 count was last June: 954 (28.8%)

Daniel
MEDS: REYATAZ & KIVEXA (SINCE AUG 2008)

MAY 2000 LAB RESULTS: CD4 678
VL STILL UNDETECTABLE

DIAGNOSED IN 1988

Offline wishful

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2008, 12:59:10 PM »
Congrats Billy!...my lowest was at seroconversion 270...last labs over 1300....
Live life to the fullest...

Offline trellium

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2008, 01:13:59 PM »
Congrats! Nice rebound!  :) :) :)

my highest CD4 count was 979 (40%),  and lowest was 152 (23%) when first diagnosed with teh AIDS ~ 21 months ago

Offline Roie

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2008, 03:10:14 PM »
Thats quite amazing that the CD4 count can get so high.
I have another 1000 to go to reach your record.
Well done and we allhope to will catch up.
Do you add anything special to your diet, or perhaps bay at the full moon or something.
(joke- but seriously)
Cruise on down the High Way

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Offline newbie76

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2008, 03:11:05 PM »
Well my highest was my last one 539, but I have only been on meds for a year and I started from 126, always increasing, so I am very pleased with my numbers so far!  ;D
25th Apr 07: The worst day of my life
27th Apr 07: cd4 202 14%
30th Apr 07: cd4 126 18% VL 110000
19th May 07: Started Truvada/Sustiva
20th Jun 07: cd4 218 25% VL 435
13th Aug 07: cd4 374 20% VL 64
20th Dec 07: cd4 435 24% VL <50
20th Oct 08: cd4 725 31% VL <50
30th Nov 09: cd4 725 30% VL <50
01st Nov 10: cd4 755 33% VL<50
11th Nov 11: cd4 754 32% VL<50
01st May 12: cd4 864 40% VL<50
01st May 13: cd4 615 VL 609 :-/
14th May 13: VL <50

Offline billy

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2008, 03:34:28 PM »
Do you add anything special to your diet, or perhaps bay at the full moon or something.
(joke- but seriously)

special diet? maybe yes... NO supplements at all... that means i get my needed vitamins only natural...
every day 1x Actimel (concentrated Lactose drink) by Danone and 1x Vie by Knorr (concentrated natural fruit drink)
and i took for 20 days gelle royal honey (600mg) besides "normal" food, fruits & salad.
as you see only natural supplements... no vitamin-pills, because every pill goes through the liver... and I don't want to keep my liver busy with those kind of supplements  ;D

If this is a secret combination... i dont know... try it out and tell me
09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

Offline David_CA

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2008, 03:47:42 PM »
Those are some good numbers!  I'm pretty new to all this, but mine are listed below in my sig. line.

David
Black Friday 03-03-2006
03-23-06 CD4 359 @27.4% VL 75,938
06-01-06 CD4 462 @24.3% VL > 100,000
08-15-06 CD4 388 @22.8% VL >  "
10-21-06 CD4 285 @21.9% VL >  "
  Atripla started 12-01-2006
01-08-07 CD4 429 @26.8% VL 1872!
05-08-07 CD4 478 @28.1% VL 740
08-03-07 CD4 509 @31.8% VL 370
11-06-07 CD4 570 @30.0% VL 140
02-21-08 CD4 648 @32.4% VL 600
05-19-08 CD4 695 @33.1% VL < 48 undetectable!
08-21-08 CD4 725 @34.5%
11-11-08 CD4 672 @39.5%
02-11-09 CD4 773 @36.8%
05-11-09 CD4 615 @36.2%
08-19-09 CD4 770 @38.5%
11-19-09 CD4 944 @33.7%
02-17-10 CD4 678 @39.9%  
06-03-10 CD4 768 @34.9%
09-21-10 CD4 685 @40.3%
01-10-11 CD4 908 @36.3%
05-23-11 CD4 846 @36.8% VL 80
02-13-12 CD4 911 @41.4% VL<20
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Offline Wessel

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2008, 03:48:39 PM »
mine is 340, but up from 40 three months ago , congrats!

Offline traveltramp

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2008, 04:32:35 PM »
Wonderful News!   I just got mine back today as well and it is 807!  I am so happy for this.  It went down in Feb. from an all time high of 1025 to 602.  I was worried about it but it looks like I am doing something right!  So are you!  Again... I know how you feel  Wonderful!!!!!

TravelTramp
5/7 SEROCOVERSION
7/7 CD4 669
9/7 CD4 1079 V/L 1200
2/8 CD4 803   V/L 3050
4/8 CD4 805   V/L 2200
9/8 CD4 959   V/L 2418
1/9 CD4 909   V/L 550

Offline heartforyou

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2008, 05:06:13 PM »
Lowest ever  : 7
Highest ever : 950

Currently at 650.

woow Bill. Great for you.

Hermie :)
Diagnosed in 1987 and still kicking
Viread, Kivexa (Epzicom),Viramune once daily

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.

Offline cayucosguy

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2008, 06:01:32 PM »
Highest ever = 420 @24%
Lowest ever = 42 @ 3%
Currently = 345 @ 18% (although the recent drop is most likely due to chemo)

Congrats, Billy!  Soooooo Jealous!!!!  ;)

Vince

Offline BlueMoon

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2008, 06:07:19 PM »
I'm hoping to see mine skyrocket over 200 at my next test.   ;D

I see that you started meds early.  How did you come to that decision?   

Maybe Nlewlad has the right idea after all. . . .
...................VL.....CD4.....%
-----------------------------------------
08/10-- ......<40.....290.....42
05/10-- ......<48.....290.....46
02/10-- ......<48.....481.....44
10/09-- ......<48.....277.....46
07/09-- ......<48.....300.....38
05/09-- ........51.....449.....39
03/09-- Added Isentress
02/09-- ........65.....299.....34
11/08-- ........62.....242.....40
08/08-- ........66.....212.....29
05/08-- ......202.....217.....27
03/08-- ....5210.....187.....21
02/08-- Began Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir
12/07-- 273,000.....157.....22
11/07-- 229,000.....209.....22
10/07-- Diagnosis

It's a complex world.

Offline aliveinla

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2008, 08:12:11 PM »
Mine was 394. Maybe it was much higher when I wasn't poz? Or maybe I was born with a low CD4 count.  :(
4/24/07: Last tested Neg
1/22/08: First tested Poz
1/30/08: CD4 393; 28%; VL: 44k
3/18/08: CD4 218; 26%; VL: 222K
4/24/08: CD4 402; 26%; VL: lab forgot
7/22/08: CD4 405; 25%; VL: 6,780
10/15/08: CD4 340, 26%; VL: N/A
2/4/09: CD4 394, 26%; VL: N/A
Jun 09: CD4 300, 25%; VL: 4000
Oct 09: CD4 324, 23%, VL: 10K
11/22/09: started Atripla
11/20/11: CD4 405; VL: UD

Offline AlanBama

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2008, 08:14:24 PM »
Congratulations Billy, great numbers!

My lowest CD4's were pre-protease days (I had between 1-10 for 1992 to 1996), highest somewhere in the 500's.   Currently in lower 400's.

I remember starting Saquinivir in '96 - my doctor called me at home personally to tell me my t-cells had gone up to 78!  He was laughing like a schoolboy.   We really had no idea how things were going to turn out back then.

We are all very fortunate to have the drugs we have today (even though we all complain about them, me included).

hugs, Alan
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Offline northernguy

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #22 on: April 16, 2008, 10:10:46 PM »
About 800, but I'm still on the downward slide until meds.
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 RapidRod

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2008, 08:31:30 AM »
I'm waiting to reach the 200 mark. Hopefully this next set of labs in June.

Offline beaubrent

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2008, 08:49:03 AM »

I wish I could put some away in a CD4 savings account for when I needed them. The interest could slowly accrue and I could retire in peace.
When I found out I had HIV,

I woke up and started living.

Offline btobaby

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2008, 09:02:08 AM »
that's a high bar for me. I started at 10 and am hoping to break 200 with my next test. I'm feeling fine though so I don't give it much thought.

Offline Dragonette

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2008, 01:08:59 PM »
started at 77 and more than 2 years later at my highest of 430.
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Offline OzPaul

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #27 on: April 17, 2008, 01:18:53 PM »
my highest was 1275, lowest 875. average count since testing began in early 90's about 1150.

poz since 1981. no meds, very blessed.

Paul

Offline BooBoo

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2008, 02:05:23 PM »
My highest was 1051 (36%) and my lowest was 253 (19%).  My last lab test had me at 929 (36%).  Not too shabby for being poz for 16 years.   ;D

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2008, 09:15:30 PM »
Hey Billy congratulations!!!  those are superb results!

I started at 40, had a fluke high in the 700's a week after I broke my wrist (total T-cells were really high -- those little buggers were looking for an invader :) ) and seem to be in the 400's most of the time.
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

Offline CraigMKE

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #30 on: April 18, 2008, 09:55:21 AM »
Sad, you seemed to miss mine...  where is the less than 200?

Offline Kellyk

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #31 on: April 18, 2008, 08:39:10 PM »
Congrats - those are great numbers!

My highest is/was 279 lowest 6.



Offline CraigMKE

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #32 on: April 23, 2008, 10:44:27 AM »
Hey KellyK, me too lowest was 7, highest 240(something)

Offline PJC0510

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #33 on: April 28, 2008, 03:43:18 PM »
Congrats Billy! 

My highest was 513, and I just received a call from my Doctor and they are at 448, with my viral load undetectable, (which I think is most important) as it always was.

I started off at 130,so they are holding steady, responding very well to Atripla which I love only taking one pill a day, not a side effect I can complain about.  I do love the vivid dreams! 

And bsides that life is really good!  I am still working, dating a great guy since August, no other worries, LIFE IS GOOD!

Live, Love Laugh!

Peter!

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Offline wishful

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #34 on: April 28, 2008, 04:06:28 PM »
Last labs as of 4-25-08, still U/d cd4 1,100....Not too shabby after having the flu and a cough that didnt go away for 3 weeks...
Live life to the fullest...

Offline next2u

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #35 on: April 29, 2008, 02:32:54 AM »
Mine once had an upward "blip" of 1,425 but 3 months later were back down to ~1,000 which is more where they've been since I went on fuzeon and prezista 1.5 years ago.

wow, i thnk philly won!! wishful had some damn good numbers too.

hey, as long as i got numbers to report i'm happy : )
hopefully ill be getting lab work done this week.
midapr07 - seroconversion
sept07 - tested poz
oct07 cd4 1013; vl 13,900; cd4% 41
feb08 cd4  694;  vl 16,160; cd4% 50.1
may08 cd4 546; vl 91,480; cd4% 32
aug08 cd4 576; vl 48,190; cd4% 40.7
dec08 cd4 559; vl 63,020; cd4% 29.4
feb09 cd4 464; vl 11,000; cd4% 26
may09 cd4 544; vl 29,710; cd4% 27.2
oct09 cd4 ...; vl 23,350; cd4% 31.6
mar10 cd4 408; vl 59,050; cd4% 31.4
aug10 cd4 328; vl 80,000; cd4% 19.3 STARTED ATRIPLA
oct10 cd4 423; vl 410 ;); cd4% 30.2
jun11 cd4 439; vl <20 ;); cd4% 33.8 <-Undetectable!
mar12 cd4 695; vl ud; cd4% 38.6
jan13 cd4 738; vl ud; cd4% 36.8
aug13 cd4 930; vl ud; cd4% 44.3
jan14 cd4 813; vl ud; cd4% 42.8
may14 cd4 783; vl *; cd4%43.5

Offline billy

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #36 on: September 11, 2008, 04:48:52 AM »
Another great day for me today... my CD4 are continuously rising and I am happy and have a big smile on my face  :D  1.465 my latest lab results on CD4

hugs & kisses and wish all of you that your results will be as good as mine!

PS: Philly I got ya  8)
« Last Edit: September 11, 2008, 04:52:36 AM by billy »
09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #37 on: September 11, 2008, 09:38:42 AM »
congrats on the new number!  i'm currently at 521 up from my low of 30 at diagnosis in June 2005.
Infected:  Probably 1995
Diagnosed: June 2005
Baseline VL: 650,000
Baseline CD4: 30

Last Dr. Visit: 12/2013
VL: Undetectable
CD4: 700
Meds: Complera

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #38 on: September 12, 2008, 12:15:21 PM »
Went from 511/29% to 667/31.5% in 5 weeks after starting Atripla.
It seems that many of the people with high CD4 levels started treatment early or certainly before their levels were too low.
I was worried about starting too early at 511, but now I'm looking forward to really good future numbers. I see my doc next week. I hope to report even higher numbers.
5/29/08 confirmed HIV+
6/23/08 Vl 47500  CD4 511/29% CD8 .60
start atripla
8/1/08 Vl 130  CD4 667/31% CD8 .70
9/18/08 Vl un  CD4 not tested
12/19/08 Vl un CD4 723/32% CD8 .80
4/3/09 Vl un CD4 615/36% CD8  .98
8/7/09 vl un CD4 689/35% CD8 .9
12/11/09 vl un CD4 712/38% CD8 .89
4/9/10 vl un CD4 796/39% CD8 1.0
8/20/10 vl un CD4 787/38% CD8 1.0
4/6/10 vl un CD4 865/35% CD8 .9
8/16/10 vl un CD4 924/37% CD8 1.0
12/23/10 vl un CD4 1006/35% CD8 .9
5/2/10 vl un CD4 1040/39% CD8 .9
8/7/13 vl un CD4 840/39% CD8 .9

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #39 on: September 12, 2008, 02:54:39 PM »
Congratulations!!!!!

My last labs I came in at 720 and was happy - but I have to admit I have CD4 envy!!! I guess we all wish our numbers could better even when they are in a good zone. I guess after so much bumping around when I was first diagnosed and went on meds, I won't complain!!!

Congrats again!!!!
Mike :)
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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #40 on: September 12, 2008, 05:49:49 PM »
My CD4 was 610 back when I tested positive.  For the next 14 years, I had a very long, very slow decline to to 225, when I decided to start meds.  Since then my highest CD4 has been 622.  The "expected" range is 540-1660 (according to my lab sheet).  I wonder if, after a certain level, the number of t-cells is not so important as the responsiveness / effectiveness of those t-cells?  I can certainly say that, after starting meds 4 years ago, the number of pesky sinus infectionsn / bronchitis  / colds I have had really has plummeted to just about nil (and wasn't all that high to be begin with).

Cheers,

Henry
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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #41 on: September 12, 2008, 07:41:25 PM »
what do I get if I win the contest?

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #42 on: June 03, 2010, 11:15:25 AM »
well today new numbers which are superb.
New CD4 count at 1.600!
I asked twice, cuz couldn't believe... but doc said... believe it that's what the blood results shows :-)
09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #43 on: June 03, 2010, 11:24:08 AM »
well today new numbers which are superb.
New CD4 count at 1.600!
I asked twice, cuz couldn't believe... but doc said... believe it that's what the blood results shows :-)

I hate you, but am happy for your results.

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #44 on: June 03, 2010, 04:51:38 PM »
I dunno because presumably it was when I was a boy and long before I was HIV+.    ;D

Wanna compare SAT scores instead?  Just kidding

Congrats to you.

« Last Edit: June 03, 2010, 04:53:31 PM by mecch »
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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #45 on: June 03, 2010, 06:21:32 PM »
Wanna compare SAT scores instead? 

Dunno those numbers anymore ???
But I guess high...  8)
09/07: VL 2.200.000
12/07: Kaletra-Kivexa
01/08: T4 720 VL<50
04/08: T4 1.350 VL<50
09/08: T4 1.465 VL<50
02/09: T4 1.230 VL<50
07/09: T4 1.150 VL<50
12/09: T4 1.110 VL<50
06/10: T4 1.600 VL<50
11/10: T4 1.390 VL<50
05/11: T4 700 VL<50
07/11: T4 1.035 VL<50
02/12: T4 1.010 VL<50
06/12: T4 965 VL<50
11/12: T4 850 VL<50
04/13: T4 1220 VL<50
09/13: T4 1100 VL<50
02/14: T4 1120 VL<50

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #46 on: June 03, 2010, 06:25:54 PM »
It would be too cool if Atripla could triple the SAT scores in one dose only! Think of the black market cash we could make around High School parking lots.
I just mentioned it because I think 1600 was the perfect score! Kinda like cd4.
Now its 2400 since its three tests.  Can you have 2400 CD4??   ::)
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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #47 on: June 03, 2010, 08:46:38 PM »
My highest tcell count was 1,377. Those days are LONG GONE! I don't think I'll ever see numbers like that again unless I get on meds. Lowest was this past Feburary. Don't know where they are now. Buy I don't expect them to be higher than they were last labs.
POZ since 1999
1/07 tcells: 530 vl: 72,922 7/07 tcells: 542 vl: 26,577
9/08 tcells: 339 vl: 56,120  7/09 tcells: 267 vl: 663,160
11/09 tcells: 71 vl: 498,670 2/10 tcells: 52 vl: 322,000
 no meds and feeling great!

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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #48 on: June 03, 2010, 09:25:12 PM »
My highest was 1120, a year ago.
It dropped to 910 and then to 700.
My percentage CD4% has remained the same: 26%.
I was diagnosed 09/04/2008  (353 15%) and started taking Kaletra/Combivir 2 days later.
Now I'm Kaletra/Kivexa[Epzicom].
I need to see my I.D. doc for the newest results (after 5 months on Kaletra/Kivexa)
« Last Edit: June 03, 2010, 09:31:55 PM by elf »
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Re: my CD4 skyrockets!!!
« Reply #49 on: June 03, 2010, 11:08:51 PM »
Highest were 1,018 I think.  You can check my signature line.

Lowest was 171

I have no idea, like most people, what they were prior to infection.  I've always wondered how long labs keep blood.  I'm sure they throw it out after doing whatever tests they are asked to do.  It would be interesting if some blood of mine existed prior to HIV that was still viable to check for CD4.  I believe the average for a neg person is 1,000.  When I hear some HIV neg's normal number is 500, I often think that must be a minority of people.   

 


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