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Author Topic: Hubby's latest labs  (Read 2185 times)

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Offline Nadine

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Hubby's latest labs
« on: June 08, 2006, 04:58:11 PM »
Just got home from going to the docs. Hubby's numbers remained virtually unchanged from 3 months ago.
CD4=409  %=15.9  VL=undetectable  I was really hoping that at least his % would go up, but all in all we are pleased and so is his doc. His blood pressure was a little high 140/90, his doc didn't seem very concerned, seems like he always runs a little high when we go there. When he goes to his regular doc, his blood pressure is always better.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful week!  :)

Offline Oscar

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2006, 05:43:05 PM »
Nadine,

Congrats on the hubby's good #s. It is always great to hear good news!

 ;D

Dan

Offline cmhjeff

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2006, 05:49:01 PM »
Nadine, we all want to see some sort of improvement in our numbers but overall your husband's numbers look great and at least they are staying stable.  More important thing are getting any worse.  His high blood pressure may be appointment anxiety.  When I first started seeing my primary care physician my blood pressure was high but I finally came straight out and told him I thought it had something to do with his damn good looks :) once I started seeing my ID doctor she's never told me my blood pressure was high.

Tell your husband to keep up the good work
 Jeff

Offline Markmt

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2006, 05:53:50 PM »
Congratulations on your hubbies good results Nadine. Blood pressure seems ok too. I think 140/90 is border so considering the anticipation involved could be quite normal.

take care,

mark
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2006, 08:53:48 PM »
Hello Nadine,

 Your husbands numbers are looking good. I understand hoping for that increase in percentage. Give it some time. Mine seemed to take forever to climb. He's doing great !


Ray
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 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline Oceanbeach

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2006, 09:55:43 PM »
Dear Nadine,

This is such good news!  I have a few more T-Cells than your hubby but I feel very good too.  We could be celebrating but they took away the glass of wine and roses emoticons in the change to the new forum format.  Maybe the two of you should go out dancing.  Have the best day
Michael

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Offline Robert

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2006, 11:07:56 PM »
Nadine.

good numbers Nadine, not to worry.  Percents take awhile.  Sometimes your T-cells leap-frog to what is truly a gratifying number but then the % stays the same.

As long as you're not going in the other direction, you and Hubby are doing just fine.

robert
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Offline skeebo1969

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2006, 11:55:47 AM »


Nadine,

Hi there... 

Congrats on the hubbys numbers!!

Thomas
I despise the song Love is in the Air, you should too.

Offline Teresa

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Re: Hubby's latest labs
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2006, 03:29:27 PM »
Congrats on hubbys numbers!!

Hugs
Teresa
Hubby HIV+ 5/5/06
CD4:320
  %: 26.7
 VL: <20
Atripla (started it 8/24/06)
 

 


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