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Offline Bizkits

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First Numbers
« on: March 19, 2014, 10:36:20 AM »
So, got my first numbers back, after diagnosis 03/06/14:
vl: 27,780
cd4: 882/33.3%

The only other abnormal result is there were a ton of rbc's that showed up in my urinalysis but I've had kidney stones for years, so they may be acting up again. kidney function, though is great.

genotype is still not back yet I don't think,  there were a few other tests that came back that I have no clue what they are or what they're used for...so I'll just let my Dr. explain those.

Another set of labs to be drawn on 3/31/14 and then next Dr.'s visit 4/14/14 at which time we're supposed to discuss meds and start treatment. 

I'm not quite sure if my focus has changed from trying to accept I am poz to being impatient about wanting to start treatment. Either way, I hate this anxiety!

Offline 2tcells

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Re: First Numbers
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2014, 10:44:04 AM »
Good numbers cd4 dosnt get much better than that
7-4-13 diagnosed cd4- 2      vl-220,600
8-3-13                     cd4- 4      vl- 448
9-3-13                     cd4- 40    vl- ud
11-3-13                   cd4- 54    vl-ud
1-9-14                     cd4- 62    vl- 43
4-3-14                     cd4- 110  vl-ud yay!
8-5-14                     cd4- 95    vl-ud boo

Offline Peterdenmark

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Re: First Numbers
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2014, 05:10:18 PM »
Congratz - very nice number, and soon U will be UD too :-)

Best of luck

Hugs
Peder

Offline Bizkits

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Re: First Numbers
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2014, 09:07:52 AM »
Thanks guys, much appreciated. :)

Offline some_user123

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Re: First Numbers
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2014, 07:44:52 PM »
I understand the anxiety and the focus part.
You move from
"it is horrible I have this" to
"how bad is it?"

You pretty much have the answer to that. With a CD4 of 882, you are looking pretty good  ;D

Once you get on treatment, you will feel better when you know you have it under control. It sounds like you are doing everything right.  :)
2012
Jan: possible exposure
Feb: possible acute illness
2014
2/3:  2 X OraQuick+
2/7:  EIA+/WB+ 8/9 bands
2/17: CD4: 252 (18%), VL: 40,690, CD8: 713
(50.9%)
3/17: Started Stribild
4/14: CD4: 459 (25.5%), VL: 90, CD8 828

Offline Theyer

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Re: First Numbers
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2014, 05:19:35 PM »
Lovely cd4 numbers , kiss and cuddle them.
"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people ."  Tony Benn

 


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