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Offline survivor703

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I'm almost undetectable
« on: June 13, 2014, 05:05:09 PM »
Hi guys, just thought I'd share with you that I'm nearly undetectable (VL=30) after my first month on meds. My liver enzymes are good and everything else seems to be okay. So I hope this is a good sign. :) Oh yeah, the T cell count is 620!

 8)
02/14/2012 Diagnosed (Happy valentines day)
02/15/2012 CD4 502 21%, VL 69,134
04/10/2012 CD4 607 22%, VL 60,893
10/08/2012 CD4 615 15%, VL 155,981
03/01/2014 CD4 340 17%  VL 65,689
05/05/2014 1:18PM EST Started Truvada + Tivicay
06/03/2014 CD4 620 20% VL 30 (almost UD!)
09/08/2014 CD4 822 22% VL 55
Next Labs 12/2014

Offline Rem

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Re: I'm almost undetectable
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2014, 08:16:50 PM »
Wow, congratulations!  That's excellent news!  Especially after only one month.  I'll be happy to achieve anything close to those results at my first two-month follow-up. 
04/28/14 - Diagnosed
05/08/14 - CD4 268 (19.4%) VL 89,672 - Initial Lab Work
05/29/14 - Started Tivicay & Epzicom
07/28/14 - CD4 329 (25.3%) VL <20
10/14/14 - CD4 601 (27.3%) VL <20

Offline leatherman

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Re: I'm almost undetectable
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2014, 10:02:50 PM »
that's excellent news! hopefully you're not fretting about the 30. ;) When you consider that just about 5 yrs ago 500=UD, well then, anything less than 100 is superb.

i just got back some results myself. After 7761 days (21 years, 2 months, 30 days) of being on meds, I was UD and had tcells still near 300 (they actually dropped below to 288 but what's a dozen or two? LOL)

Since I'm counting days, it has been 1960 days (5 years, 3 months, 13 days) since I quit smoking.

congrats again on the good quick results! how go things with the taking the meds? I know that's the other thread; but thought I would just ask about how you're feeling about the meds now. They really are working (you now have results to prove that ;) ), and hopefully taking them is becoming more routine
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


chart from 1992-2013; updated 2/09/13  Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada

Offline tednlou2

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Re: I'm almost undetectable
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2014, 11:30:55 PM »
Congrats on the great labs. 

Offline Reggie

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Re: I'm almost undetectable
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2014, 04:07:25 AM »
Congragulations thats fantastic after 1 month, especially as you've not had any rough side effects on your treatment.Wishing you continued success in your regime!

I've also just completed 6 months on my 1st regiment atripla and also have reached undtectable levels (38 after starting in a number well over a million).My cd4 count is at least at safer numbers 333 although at 3 months was 357.Basically its the same level as is the cd4 percent which is 24. (I started with a cd4 count of 79 and a percent of 14)

Thanks for documenting your journey as it is of help as I may consider a possible change of treatment due to some of the side effects I may be having from the atripla (the efavirenze in it I believe, which effects my sleep and the dreams).

Wishing you continued success in your treatment

Cheers

Reggie




                                               

Offline fgh12

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Re: I'm almost undetectable
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2014, 09:01:46 PM »
Congrats!
Diagnosed: September 2013
Sep. 2013: CD4 320
Jan. 2014:  CD4 690
May 2014:  CD4 800
May 2014: Started Stribild
June 2014: Undetectable

 


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