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Author Topic: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital  (Read 1574 times)

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Offline lforsyth

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This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« on: May 28, 2010, 10:49:09 AM »
It's been almost 6 months since my heart attach (12/24/2009), they actually had to revive me in the Emergency lobby. I went to the cardiologist this week to have a 24 hour heart monitor test.  The results of last weeks nuclear stress test were great and they decided not to do the heart monitor after all.  Next follow-up is 08/25/2010.

My PCP changed my epivir/zerit meds to Truvada 2 months ago when I had my annual physical.  They took 10 vials of blood that visit.  CD4: 975, Viral Load: <50 HBV: 1000. So far so good but Truvada and two other meds cause dizziness but it mostly lasts just an hour.  A few days it lasts longer. Due to another little gift the guy I lived with in 1986 (Long Beach) I'm also on Acylovir that causes stomach aches.  Norvir with Prezista is a wild ride some days and I never know when the side affects will kick in. Oh well.

I really enjoy reading the threads here and hope you all have a good Memorial Day weekend.
Tested POZ in 1986, knew there was something wrong in 1985. 04/2010 CD4: 975 Viral Load undetectable. Prezista, Norvir, Truvada, Acyclovir, Plavix, Lisinopril, Metoprolol and a bedtime snack of Lipitor (YUM)

Offline peteb

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Re: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2010, 02:05:21 PM »
Hope you continue with good health

Offline sharkdiver

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Re: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2010, 06:04:28 PM »
Wishing you good health.

Have a peaceful Memorial Day weekend

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2010, 06:44:54 PM »


Wishing you the best on your next follow up, and a great Memorial Day weekend !


Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
 62 years young.

Offline Tim Horn

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Re: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2010, 07:01:22 PM »
Hope you continue with good health

Pete, please remember my previous comment to you about posting in this Forum.

Offline aztecan

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Re: This holiday goal: stay out of the hospital
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2010, 10:22:47 PM »
I wish you continued good health.

HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

 


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