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Author Topic: New numbers after Atripla  (Read 1845 times)

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Offline Seeker

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New numbers after Atripla
« on: February 08, 2010, 06:42:48 PM »
Just wanted to give an update--again thanks to all of you who contribute to these forums--you provide a great deal of information and support--much appreciated....I'll be 56 next month and was diagnosed as HIV+ in August 2009, labs in September were CD4 198 and VL 131,090.  Started Atripla and labs in October were CD4 248 and VL 820...had blood work last week and results today-CD4 237 VL undetectable....go back in four months.....guess I was hoping for higher CD4 but all in all feel the numbers look good at this point
tested positive Aug 2009
Sept 2009   CD4  198  VL  13,090
started Atripla
Oct 2009    CD4  248  VL  820
Feb 2010    CD4  237  VL  undetectable
Jun 2010    CD4  341  VL  undetectable
Oct 2010    CD4  281  VL  undetectable
Mar 2011    CD4  344  VL  undetectable
Jan 2012    CD4  334  VL  30
Jun 2012    CD4  347  VL  20
Nov 2012   CD 4  349  VL  undetectable
Apr 2013    CD 4  340  VL  undetectable
Oct 2013    CD 4  387  VL  undetectable
Apr 2014    CD4   356  VL  undetectable
Oct 2014    CD4   389  VL  undetectable

Offline alliance

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Re: New numbers after Atripla
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010, 02:29:40 PM »
Thanks for checking in, seeker. I'm glad you're doing better. It's my understanding that your CD4 dont really start picking up until the viral load goes down. More important is your cd4cd8%. (what's yours?)You can see my numbers on my signature, my cd4's actually dropped after starting meds, but the doc said he viewed it as no change because I had just started the meds. My next numbers are coming in a couple months, just seen him a few days ago and he was'nt concerned about my numbers as they have been so far.
Take Care, keep up the progress!
"The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality."
10/10/12   CD4=378  %=32   VL=UD
5/10/12     CD4=426  %=32  VL=UD
11/15/11   CD4=296  %=29  VL=UD(20)
6/15/11     CD4=345  %=29  VL=UD(38)
3/15/11     CD4=317  %=31  VL=UD
12/1/10     CD4=315  %=28  VL=UD
8/11/10     CD4=250  %=25  VL=UD
6/10/10     CD4=380  %=24  VL=UD
3/4/10       CD4=340  %=22   VL=UD
1/11/10     CD4=312  %=22   VL =130
11/30/09   CD4=228  %=19  VL=1726
11/20/09    started atripla
10/15/09   CD4=281  %=18   VL=85,000

Offline Inchlingblue

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Re: New numbers after Atripla
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2010, 03:57:22 PM »
As long as you're adherent and stay undetectable, the CD4s should start creeping up. It sounds like you're doing great ;)

 


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