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Offline Bartro

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Coming along...
« on: August 05, 2006, 09:09:27 PM »
Life is slowly returning to normal.  I received new lab values after three months of treatment.  I feel fine.  Haven't missed a day of work.  Thank you all for your support!

4/24/06 Tested HIV+ with thrombocytopenia (very low blood platelets)

4/28/06  VL 40,800 CD4 339 17%, Platelets 10,000   Started Truvada & Sustiva & Received IVIG Therapy

5/05/06 Platelets  26,000

6/01/06 VL 181, CD4 342 19%, Platelets 27,000

8/04/06 VL undetectable (yay), CD4 301 20%, Platelets 31,000, Liver, kidney function tests normal, cholesterol 115.

8/05/06 Sigh of relief...
« Last Edit: August 05, 2006, 09:40:53 PM by Bartro »
Rusty

Offline Eldon

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2006, 09:18:23 PM »
Hello Barto, it is Eldon. Your percentage went up and that is a good thing. Remember to take your meds as prescribed by your doctor, eat healthy and get plenty of rest.

Offline Bartro

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2006, 11:28:26 PM »
Thank you all for your encouragement.  It's been the most difficult time in my life.  It's all of you that make things a little easier..
Rusty

Offline Life

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2006, 11:33:21 PM »
Rusty, congradulations, things are on the rise!  Coming along?  Oh yeah Baby!

Love

poznoregon

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2006, 11:35:50 PM »
looks like great news on your labs. Congratulations.

Offline bobik

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2006, 05:02:52 AM »
Hey Rusty,

enjoy your relief, celebrate!

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Offline david25luvit

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Re: Coming along...
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2006, 06:32:27 PM »
Hey Rusty....

                  Not to worry...we've all been there.  Glad to hear you're doing better.  The power of positive thinking is a powerful thing........of course taking your meds, exercise and good food help too.  {{{{{ BIG HUG }}}}}
In Memory of
Raymond David McRae III
Nov. 25, 1972- Oct. 15, 2004
I miss him terribly..........

 


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