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Author Topic: Ladies and gentleman (And everyone in between), First labs post-HAART are in  (Read 2837 times)

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Offline LatinAlexander

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The numbers are

Viral Load <40 (Undetectable)
CD4 count: 432
(I am calculating the freaking percentage, just give me a few more moments)

Just wanted to share this with you... THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING HERE ALLLL THIS TIME.

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline Nashvegas

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woo-hoo!  Sounds like great results, Alexander!! 

Cheers!

Will
8/12/06 - sero-conversion
9/14/06 -- Positive Test results confirmed
9/21/06 -- CD4 - 586; viral load 8,000; 29%
12/25/06 -- CD4 - 373; VL 2,800; 23%
2/10/07 - CD4 - 228; VL 865; 25%
3/15/07 -  CD4 - 365 (no viral load test)
5/1/07 = CD4 - 341; VL 4,358; 27%
8/1/07 - CD4 - 315; VL - 2,300; 25%
9/20/07 - CD4 - 378
11/22/07 - CD4 - 257; VL 7,300;
2/27/08 - CD4 231 (16.5 %), VL 5,960
5/20/08 - CD4 229 (18.3%), VL 11,100
6/17/08 - CD4 166 (14.5%), VL 9,030
6/17/08 - STARTED VIRAMUNE + TRUVADA
7/2/08 - CD4 272 (20%), VL 113  :-)
7/16/08 - CD4 -217 (21.1 %), VL - Undetectable
7/30/08 - CD4 - 220 (20.4%). VL - 92
8/14/08 - CD4 - 280 (22%) VL-undetectable
1/04/09 - CD4 - 250 (28%) VL-UD
5/15/09 - CD4 -393 (28%) VL-UD
8/15/09 - CD4-346, (26%) VL-UD
11/15/09 - CD4-373 (28%)

Offline Life

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Alex..................   

Time for the celebation of "Alex," to begin...   Make it a very special one...

Love

Offline blondbeauty

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Happy Holidays Alex. Congratulations! ;)
The only member in these forums approved by WINBA: World International Nail and Beauty Association.
Epstein Barr +; CMV +; Toxoplasmosis +; HIV-1 +.
Counts when starting treatment:
V.L.:80.200 copies. CD4: 25%=503
Started Sustiva-Truvada 14/August/2006
Last V.L.count (Oct 2013): Undetectable
Last CD4 count (OCT 2013): 52%= 933

Offline Longislander

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nice holiday story... Congrats!
infected 10/05 diagnosed 12-05
2/06   379/57000                    6/07 372/30500 25%   4/09 640/U/32% 
5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
9/06   507/16,000 30% !          2/08  516/116k/22%    7/10 906/80/39%
12/06 398/29000 26%             Start Atripla 3/08
3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline Teresa

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Great numbers Alex!

Doing the happy dance for ya!


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

Offline bocker3

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Great news!!  Now remember to keep doing what you've been doing.

Hugs,
Mike
Atripla - Started 12/05
Reyataz/Norvir - Added 6/06
Labs - Pre-Meds
Sep05 T=350/25% VL98,559
Nov05 288/18%  47,564
Current Labs
May2013 691/31% <20

Offline poet

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Good news for your holidays, Alex.  Let's see it all continue and get even better for the new year! Best, Win
Winthrop Smith has published three collections of poetry: Ghetto: From The First Five; The Weigh-In: Collected Poems; Skin Check: New York Poems.  The last was published in December 2006.  He has a work-in-progress underway titled Starting Positions.

Offline Blixer

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Great numbers!  What a way to start the holiday season!!!
David
Diagnosed 1/9/06
8/27/2007 CD4 598, 29%, VL 58 (72 wks)
11/19/2007 CD4 609, 30%, VL < 50 (84 wks)
2/11/2008 CD4 439, 27%, VL <50 (96 wks)
5/5/2008 CD4 535, 28%, VL <50 (108 wks)
10/20/2008 CD4 680, 28%, VL <50 (132 wks)
Changed to Atripla in 2012
1/14/2013 CD4 855, 35%, VL <40

Offline Eldon

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Hey Alex,

Looking good my friend. Congratulations! Take care of you!



Happy Holidays!

Offline allopathicholistic

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So glad for you honey. Nice jump! - When you take your meds, imagine us there, in the room, with you  :-*

Offline Life

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You know how important this is when the other Alex breaks out "Mr StayPuff!""

Offline AlanBama

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Yay Alex, that's great honey.
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Congrats Alex.... ;D
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
Cherish the simple things life has to offer

The Royal Blog

Offline Jeffreyj

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Sweet! Way to go man! Happy Holidays too!
Positive since 1985

Offline allopathicholistic

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(I am calculating the freaking percentage, just give me a few more moments)

{{Buzzer goes off}} Alex: Your few more moments are up.  :D  :D The doctor doesn't "just tell you" I guess?

Eric: That's the Pilsbury Dough Boy. The Sta Puff Marshmallow Man is his daddy


Offline LatinAlexander

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LOL, LOL....


Thank you all...I really mean it...I have had 4 months of crazyness, you all know how it has been for me: Diagnosis, initial numbers (screwed up, thank you), fear, moving out of my home, starting HAART, the rash that covered me, etc, etc.... Thank you, for being next to me in this ride....  May God (I am Catholic, yes) always be with you.

On the precentage thing..Wel, I was just getting exhausted looking at my numbers nd couldn't find it...I was taking a look at the lessons, but I swear did not get it hot to calculate it...Can Someone help?

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline blondbeauty

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Take the total white cell count and the cd4 count and there you have it! if your total lympocite count is 2.000 and your cd4 count is 500, then your percentage is 25%. But usually labs do it the other way round.
The only member in these forums approved by WINBA: World International Nail and Beauty Association.
Epstein Barr +; CMV +; Toxoplasmosis +; HIV-1 +.
Counts when starting treatment:
V.L.:80.200 copies. CD4: 25%=503
Started Sustiva-Truvada 14/August/2006
Last V.L.count (Oct 2013): Undetectable
Last CD4 count (OCT 2013): 52%= 933

Offline LatinAlexander

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Thank you...Got it... Added to my signature :)

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline bear60

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I guess you plan on having a really great holiday season this year with all the trimmings and all the celebrations you are going to have.  
Happy Holidays
Poz Bear Type in Philadelphia

Offline water duck

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If you keep on looking at your numbers, it is like a tightrope walker looking down;

VERY BIG MISTAKE

Siang

PS : just go out and party and be merry

Offline chemistry001

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Fantastic News Alex, that should keep you smiling all over Xmas, better than any present from Santa

Much Love

Paul xx
Diagnosed 01/08/06
CD4-9, VL->500,000, CD4% 1
Started on Sustiva/combivir 22/08/06 changed to kivexa 18/09/06
02/10/06
CD4-50, VL-1496, CD4% 5
04/12/06
CD4-112, VL-125, CD4% 7.5
22/02/07
CD4-121, VL-<50, CD4% 9
29/05/07
CD4-125, VL-71,(re-done 149), CD4% 11
25/09/07
CD4 -231, VL-74, CD4% 15
Cant remember the next few dates
17/01/08  Kaletra and Truvada
CD4 - 281, VL-115
06/03/08
CD4 - 287, VL-178

Offline allopathicholistic

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Fabulous percentage  ;) 

Offline aupointillimite

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Congratulations!  I'm so happy for you, dude!
Your tastebuds can't repel flavor of this magnitude!

Offline LatinAlexander

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  • Bogota, Colombia
Thank you all!!!

Really , thank you

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline Catman

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    • Who is the Catman?
Welcome to the club! I turned undetectable for the first time last October. I was infected in 1986 so it has been a rough ride for me.That Halloween day has been the Happiest Halloween ever! I partied all night. I just hope to stay that way until something new comes up because I'm resistant to everything else on the shelves. What would really make me happy is not only a cure for aids, but seeing all the members of this forum turning "undetectable" at least once during their lives! It feels very good. I'll enjoy this relief as long as I can, but I know one day things might change. Enjoy your health my friend. Congratulations.

I'd really be a "gay cat" if EVERYONE turned "undetectable"! MEOW.


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Meow to the birds
Meow to the tree's
Meow to the end
of this dreadful disease...

 


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