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Author Topic: Anyone Started Meds when cd4 Count Still High?  (Read 18736 times)

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Offline zorro62

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Re: Anyone Started Meds when cd4 Count Still High?
« Reply #50 on: April 05, 2010, 09:40:04 PM »
Hey

Since I started this thread, just thought I would give an update. I am a year in now and not started meds yet. Going to get a 2nd opinion soon. My current Dr says the decision is mine on when to start(Given my personality, I would rather the dr make that decision...I am a tad indecisive in many facets of my life :))

Even tho I dont post much, I am on here a lot and appreciate all the info everyone posts not only to this thread but in general.

Will post again after I see the other dr.
Jan09 - tested neg
Apr 2nd 09 - tested poz
Apr 09: CD4:1178  %45   vl=350
Jul 09:  CD4:1380  %42   vl=2,900
Aug 09: CD4:987  %43  vl=2,350
Nov 09: CD4:1440 %48  vl=650
Mar 10: CD4:1030 %43  vl=880
Jun 10: CD4:565 %42 vl=3300
Sep 10: CD4:1030 %49 vl=8k
Dec 10: CD4:1059 %44 vl=38k
Mar 11: CD4:1130 %53 vl=17k
Apr 11: Started on GSK blind HIV Therapeutic Vaccine Trial
Jul 11: CD4: 908 %44 vl=29k
Oct 11: CD4: 787  %44 vl=13k
Dec 11: CD4: 1013 %41 vl=14k
Mar 12: CD4: 1003 %44 vl=17k
Jun 12: CD4: 897 %43 vl=7k
Nov 12: CD4: 800 %38 vl=12k
May 13: CD4:780 %31 vl=44k
Nov 13: CD4: 620 %31 vl=12k
Feb 14: CD4: 615 %29 vl=29k
Feb 14 (GSK trial stopped; placebo and med recipients react the same)

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Re: Anyone Started Meds when cd4 Count Still High?
« Reply #51 on: April 06, 2010, 09:48:11 AM »
Hi Zorro, thanks for the update.

Your numbers are fantastic! I know I wouldn't start meds with numbers like that. There's a very good chance that you are a long-term non-progressor. I'd like to suggest that you have a read over at the Zephyr Foundation. http://www.zephyrfoundation.org/

Good luck in whatever you decide.

Ann
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