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Author Topic: The 6 month club  (Read 589 times)

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Offline Cojo

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The 6 month club
« on: October 08, 2013, 06:31:14 PM »
I just wanted to share my good news. After two years on Truvada and Isentress ( I started 2 yrs ago Oct 7),my numbers have stabilized enough that my doctor now only needs labs every six months as opposed to three months!
I post this because I'm thrilled at this tangible sign of progress AND for new pozzies to see that it gets better - it really does!
May 2011 - Tested Positive
June 2011 - CD4 330   16%   VL182,000 no resistance
Oct 6, 2011 - CD4 300  20%  VL 60,000
Oct 7, 2011 - start Truvada / Isentress
Nov 29, 2011 CD4 280 26% VL 54
Feb 7 2012 CD4 260 25% UD!
Mar 20 2012 CD4 400 28%
June 2012 CD4 330 26% UD
Sept 2012 CD4 450 32% UD
Dec 2012 CD4 310 28% UD
May 2013 CD4 500 32% UD
Oct 2013 CD4 460 33% UD

Offline J.R.E.

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  • Joined Dec-2003 Living positive, since 1985.
Re: The 6 month club
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2013, 06:56:28 PM »


Congratulations Cojo.  Your post is uplifting, and will assure others that it will get better !!

Less needle sticks is always great!

Ray 8)
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 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 April 14, 2014,  t-cells are at 485 Viral load unknown @ this time

 Current % is at 14% (L)

  
 62 years young.

Offline socalpoz

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Re: The 6 month club
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2013, 08:41:06 PM »
Congrats, Wonderful news to share!
Diagnosed Jan. 22, 2011
feb/11 cd4 547, cd4% 37, vl 527
mar/11 cd4 650, cd4% 37, vl 97
may/11 cd4 698, cd4% 37, vl 303
jul/11 cd4 744, cd4% 39, vl 239
aug/12 cd4 675, cd4% 39, Vl 42
Jun/13 cd4 594, cd4% 38, Vl 1860
Jul/3/13 started Stribild
Aug/13 cd4 758 cd4% 43, vl ??

Offline Basquo

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Re: The 6 month club
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 09:36:38 PM »
Good news! Be sure to err on the side of caution if you think something is weird with your body, though. I have the scar to prove it.

Offline Cojo

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Re: The 6 month club
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2013, 07:42:21 AM »
Thanks folks
May 2011 - Tested Positive
June 2011 - CD4 330   16%   VL182,000 no resistance
Oct 6, 2011 - CD4 300  20%  VL 60,000
Oct 7, 2011 - start Truvada / Isentress
Nov 29, 2011 CD4 280 26% VL 54
Feb 7 2012 CD4 260 25% UD!
Mar 20 2012 CD4 400 28%
June 2012 CD4 330 26% UD
Sept 2012 CD4 450 32% UD
Dec 2012 CD4 310 28% UD
May 2013 CD4 500 32% UD
Oct 2013 CD4 460 33% UD

 


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