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Author Topic: numbers fluctuating , why???  (Read 843 times)

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Offline azprince

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numbers fluctuating , why???
« on: October 18, 2009, 09:36:21 PM »
after I started Meds, my viral load went down so fast within a month from 28 thousand to 300, and CD4 from 280 to 300 then my viral load went undetectable, and CD4 to 480, the next month still undetectable but my CD4 went low to 400, why is that ? I thought as long as viral load going down, CD4 should go up??
I have to admit : the good thing is that from now on;  I have no option but to succeed , still its ok to worry :))

Offline Nashvegas

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Re: numbers fluctuating , why???
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2009, 09:55:17 PM »
Don't fret.  As you can see from my signature, after my viral load went undetectable, My cd4 count went up then down then up then down.  The general trend is what matters, and being undetectable is really what matters.  Sometimes it takes time...
8/12/06 - sero-conversion
9/14/06 -- Positive Test results confirmed
9/21/06 -- CD4 - 586; viral load 8,000; 29%
12/25/06 -- CD4 - 373; VL 2,800; 23%
2/10/07 - CD4 - 228; VL 865; 25%
3/15/07 -  CD4 - 365 (no viral load test)
5/1/07 = CD4 - 341; VL 4,358; 27%
8/1/07 - CD4 - 315; VL - 2,300; 25%
9/20/07 - CD4 - 378
11/22/07 - CD4 - 257; VL 7,300;
2/27/08 - CD4 231 (16.5 %), VL 5,960
5/20/08 - CD4 229 (18.3%), VL 11,100
6/17/08 - CD4 166 (14.5%), VL 9,030
6/17/08 - STARTED VIRAMUNE + TRUVADA
7/2/08 - CD4 272 (20%), VL 113  :-)
7/16/08 - CD4 -217 (21.1 %), VL - Undetectable
7/30/08 - CD4 - 220 (20.4%). VL - 92
8/14/08 - CD4 - 280 (22%) VL-undetectable
1/04/09 - CD4 - 250 (28%) VL-UD
5/15/09 - CD4 -393 (28%) VL-UD
8/15/09 - CD4-346, (26%) VL-UD
11/15/09 - CD4-373 (28%)

Offline azprince

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Re: numbers fluctuating , why???
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2009, 11:10:22 PM »
Thank you , I guess I just thought of it as 1 +1 =2 viral load down then CD4 up , lets hope the numbers keep going up next time, I worry a lot and this is my problem, but thanks for the reply
I have to admit : the good thing is that from now on;  I have no option but to succeed , still its ok to worry :))

 


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