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POLL: What year do you think you got infected?

Before 1984
12 (12.4%)
1984
1 (1%)
1985
1 (1%)
1986
5 (5.2%)
1987
2 (2.1%)
1988
1 (1%)
1989
3 (3.1%)
1990
1 (1%)
1991
2 (2.1%)
1992
4 (4.1%)
1993
0 (0%)
1994
2 (2.1%)
1995
5 (5.2%)
1996
2 (2.1%)
1997
4 (4.1%)
1998
1 (1%)
1999
5 (5.2%)
2000
1 (1%)
2001
6 (6.2%)
2002
6 (6.2%)
2003
9 (9.3%)
2004
5 (5.2%)
2005
11 (11.3%)
2006
8 (8.2%)

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Offline Ihavehope

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What Year did you get infected?
« on: February 02, 2007, 01:02:31 PM »
To get an idea as to how long someone has been living with HIV.
Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

Offline woodshere

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2007, 01:13:17 PM »
First off many of us have no true idea, I can ball park it,  but it doesn't really matter.  I have a hard time seeing the relevancy of trying to figure out when I was infected or do I wish I could go back change something or who infected my.  The fact still remains I am HIV+ and choose to learn from my past, appreciate who it has made me and move on with the business of living.

Woods
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Offline ACinKC

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2007, 01:14:36 PM »
2003. Between August and September.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline ademas

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2007, 01:19:14 PM »
Late '82/early '83 is my best estimate (based on symptoms and my relationship history).
I didn't take the test until 1994.

Offline pozguy75

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2007, 02:34:27 PM »
For me...my ball park of infection was around 1997...it love me long time!  :D
Dx 2005
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Offline aupointillimite

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2007, 02:47:31 PM »
It was on the brink of 2004-2005.

Best New Year's present ev-ar.
Your tastebuds can't repel flavor of this magnitude!

Offline Cerrid

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2007, 03:17:49 PM »
My doc guesstimates 1996 +/- 2 years. Very difficult to tell as I didn't develop any symptoms until last year when I was diagnosed with some single-digit lucky numbers.
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Offline marco23

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2007, 03:27:44 PM »
93'...and I wasn't a slut back then! Now....weeeellll, that's a different thread.  ;)
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Offline Coffeechick88

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2007, 03:42:12 PM »
As it says in my signature--February 23, 2001
Lucas James is here
Born 6-14-08 at 1233 am
8 lbs 14 oz, 22 in long

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2007, 03:51:19 PM »
Sometime between 1987 and 1991 would be a good guess for me, in my early to mid-20's

I'll pick '89 for the purposes of the poll though.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline Javicho

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2007, 03:55:54 PM »
 on the unforgetable 2001 right after September 11

J.

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2007, 04:28:26 PM »


  On the exact day of April 9, 2005....  Saturday at about 4 pm...
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Offline Pippet

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2007, 04:40:06 PM »
Doing a little math and a lot of guessing, I figure I was infected around 95 or 96. That was the last time I had risky sex.  I got very sick, and diagnosed Aug. 2006.
Diagnosed Aug. 2006
CD4 246, VL 202,000
Started Truvada/ Viramune 11-23-06
Taken off meds 12-06-06 (Bad Rash)
Started Truvada/ Reyataz, Norvir 1-18-07
Taken off Norvir 3-1-07 (Jaundice)
New doc 3-22-07
CD4 229  VL 1031
My latest cocktail...  Truvada and Kaletra (4-6-07)
CD4 289 VL 350 (5-15-07)
CD4 308 VL 115 (8-06-07)
CD4 349 VL 511 (11-5-07)
CD4 489 VL 383 (2-4-08)
CD4 483 VL <50 (5-6-08) YEAH
CD4 545 VL 108 (9-12-08)
CD4 409 VL <48 (1-27-09) YEAH
CD4 505 VL <48 (5-20-09)
CD4 385 VL <48 (9-15-09)
CD4 609 VL  159 (2-28-10)

Offline ajm_ldn

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2007, 04:52:15 PM »
1998.  Seattle.  April tested neg.  July had weird rash.  August tested poz.  Figured I'd just ruined my life.  Good times.

...and after 10 years of living in SF and being Mr. Safe Sex poster guy.  :-P

2007.  London.  1 week ago started meds for first time.  Today was my first day with no side effects whatsoever!  NONE.  Sustiva dizziness is now gone and I feel totally myself again.   :-)

So maybe there's hope.  ;-)

Offline Optimistic

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2007, 05:33:40 PM »
between September and October of 2002.

Justin
12/06 (Atripla): cd4 - 260; cd% - 33%; vl - 169
1/07 (Atripla): cd4 - 267; cd% - 38.1%; vl - 132
4/07 (Atripla): cd4 - 373; cd% - 33.9%; vl - <50
7/07 (Atripla); cd4 - 287; cd% - 35.8%; vl - <50
9/07 (Atripla); cd4 - 356; cd% - 39.5%; vl - <50
12/07 (Atripla); cd4 - 517

Offline DingoBoi

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2007, 05:54:29 PM »
april 14, 2004 at 12.47am in a truck in the Parliament House parking lot :) :o

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2007, 06:57:57 PM »
Started testing in 92 when I found out my ex was poz. Tested poz around August of 97. As of today my cd4 is 372, still haven't gotten viral load yet.
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
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Offline newt

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2007, 07:01:47 PM »
I have no idea.

I can't even remember the year of my diagnosis, 2003? 2002? I do rememebr when I got my reslt I was in a rush to get back to work and the health visitor thrusting an orange folder ("HIV & YOU") into my hand was kinda annoying me.

- matt
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2007, 07:04:05 PM »


Became infected around the forth of July weekend in 1985. Tested positive October 21st or 24th( can't remember for sure-have to look up the day) of 1985.


Ray
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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 Nico

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2007, 07:45:17 PM »
I know the date and time:  December 16, 1989 at 10:16 PM.  The rubber rolled off and that's a shoot...a big one!  My first reaction was where the hell is it (the condom not the shoot)?  Three weeks later the flu and the rest...

Rog

Poz since 1990.

Offline fearless

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2007, 08:02:52 PM »
Best guess, June/July 2003.

Seroconversion illness in August, followed by pneumonia (Dec), herpes (Feb), shingles (March)
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Offline DingoBoi

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2007, 08:30:28 PM »
dammit fearless.. I didn't get bonus gifts  :'(

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2007, 08:37:30 PM »
I found out about my HIV status in May 1986. I have no idea when I was infected, probably sometime in 1984-1985.

Dan

Offline Life

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2007, 08:47:34 PM »
I think it was when I was dealing with Hal, but I am not sure...

Not enough protection evidently...

Offline aupointillimite

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2007, 08:59:39 PM »
I think it was when I was dealing with Hal, but I am not sure...

Not enough protection evidently...

Brilliant!

I think we all opened the pod bay doors a little too quickly... hmm...
Your tastebuds can't repel flavor of this magnitude!

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2007, 09:38:17 PM »
My god, it's full of stars!
« Last Edit: February 02, 2007, 09:41:52 PM by philly267 »
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Offline Life

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2007, 09:40:58 PM »
PS.  It was not a black Monolith,  wait a minute, I cant be for certain about that either... It was very dark in there..... ;D

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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2007, 09:43:01 PM »
This conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline aupointillimite

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #28 on: February 02, 2007, 09:47:03 PM »
My mind is going... I can feel it...
Your tastebuds can't repel flavor of this magnitude!

Offline Life

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #29 on: February 02, 2007, 10:16:17 PM »
Dr, Chandra taught me a song,  Iíll try and sing it for you..

Daisy, Daisy,
Give me your virus do!
I'm half crazy,
All for the hate of you!
It won't be a stylish marriage,
I can't afford the medications,
But you'll look sweet on the seat
Of a protein built for two !

Pull the plugÖ.

Offline aupointillimite

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #30 on: February 02, 2007, 10:18:27 PM »
Dr, Chandra taught me a song,  Iíll try and sing it for you..

Daisy, Daisy,
Give me your virus do!
I'm half crazy,
All for the hate of you!
It won't be a stylish marriage,
I can't afford the medications,
But you'll look sweet on the seat
Of a protein built for two !

Pull the plugÖ.


Anagram "Daisy" to "AIDSy" and you have a gold record on your hands!
Your tastebuds can't repel flavor of this magnitude!

Offline southmetro

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #31 on: February 02, 2007, 10:27:19 PM »
I think Thanksgiving weekend 2003. Converted between Christmas and NewYears (Never been so sick) Recovered and then found out on Ground Hog's Day 2004 (2/2/04) Been three years now. Something  like the movie, I wish I could wake up and it was all a dream!
Pos 2/2004       
Date       CD4  % VL
02/05/04 411 27 277K
04/05/04 507 31 327K
05/03/04 528 32 81.5K
07/05/04 497 27 272K
10/06/04 401 30 109K
01/06/05 493 22 128K
03/07/05 607 27 217K
08/08/05 397 24 123K
11/28/05 345 25 47.8K
01/19/06 419 23 18.1K
03/06/06 371 28 70.8K
Started meds 04/28/06 Sustiva & Truvada
05/01/06 391 20 8090
05/31/06 450 20 131
06/08/06 VL 88
07/31/06 415 26 <50
09/21/06 574 30
11/16/06 498 32
02/12/07 609 35
05/16/07 532 28
08/13/07 652 34
11/0

Offline aztecan

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #32 on: February 03, 2007, 10:27:49 AM »
My first doc's best educated guess, based on medical info, etc.:

May 1980.

Ended up in the hospital with viral meningitis in June of that year. Not a lot of fun, but I lost 30 pounds in just five days, so there always is a bright side. Remember, thin was in.

I was 22 and in love.

HUGS,

Mark
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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #33 on: February 03, 2007, 11:58:46 AM »
My first doc's best educated guess, based on medical info, etc.:

May 1980.

Ended up in the hospital with viral meningitis in June of that year. Not a lot of fun, but I lost 30 pounds in just five days, so there always is a bright side. Remember, thin was in.

I was 22 and in love.

HUGS,

Mark


If that's not patient zero that's surely patient two! :)  Seriously though, that's pretty damn amazing.  You have stellar genetics.
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Offline wishihadacat

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #34 on: February 03, 2007, 12:06:03 PM »
Based on risk behavior, I had to have contracted HIV (and HEP C) no later than June or July of 1980, which is when I cleaned up my act,  and probably earlier. I had deposited my intelligence in and on a speedball binge that lasted from late 1979 until the summer of '80. I recall having what may have been thrush, for which my doctor prescribed monistat tablets to suck on like lozenges. He was puzzled, needless to say, and it was assumed that I had gotten a yeast infection by going down on the wrong woman.  It cleared up and I stayed asymptomatic. In 1988, after reports of long term non-progressors became more frequent, I was tested at the NYC Health Dept. clinic on Ninth Avenue. As with all of us, I recall the day that they gave me the results as if it were yesterday.

It may not be coincidental that my Hep c strain is type 4, the so-called "north african" or"egyptian" strain.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2007, 04:06:05 PM by wishihadacat »
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Offline Catman

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #35 on: February 03, 2007, 12:17:08 PM »
I always place it in 1986 because of an obviously unprotected and pretty rough sexual encounter with a "bad boy". But who knows, maybe it was a year or two earlier because I was dating a lawyer who died of aids at a later date. If it was him, he probably didn't know it himself. He was a very nice person. Too bad he was cut short of his life because meds were so limited back then.
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2007, 02:38:17 PM »


 October 1985.

Ray
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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 bear60

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #37 on: February 03, 2007, 03:46:30 PM »
IHaveHope: "To get an idea as to how long someone has been living with HIV."
..................................
Interesting.....what I am seeing in the numbers isnt how long we have lived or not but how many people are here from different years.  Looks to me like a bunch of recently infected folks and a bunch of folks infected for a long time.
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Offline skeebo1969

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #38 on: February 03, 2007, 03:55:27 PM »


  I think the year with the most votes should be given free plane tickets to the next AMG and the year with the least a weeks time out.
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Offline Ihavehope

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #39 on: February 03, 2007, 04:07:14 PM »
IHaveHope: "To get an idea as to how long someone has been living with HIV."
..................................
Interesting.....what I am seeing in the numbers isnt how long we have lived or not but how many people are here from different years.  Looks to me like a bunch of recently infected folks and a bunch of folks infected for a long time.

Well Bear, If you want to over-analyze my thread you are probably right this poll doesn't determine how long people live with HIV. What I did learn though is that people who do visit poz.com are mostly people infected in the early to mid 80's  and recently infected. Is this info gonna help me or anyone? Maybe not, but it didn't hurt to ask. There were a few people who didn't know an exact year when they were infected but overall most people have an idea. Personally it helps me know that there are many people who visit this site who have lived with it for 20 plus years therefore the information I may read in many forums are from people who can give effective advice. If the results would have came out where most people who voted on the poll were recently infected then I would base it on recent experiences. But I think the poll so far has shown a large number of those who survived pre-HAART visit the site. Maybe when the poll reaches 100 votes we can have a clearer number, and again this will not contribute to any important statistical study.
Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

Offline wishihadacat

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #40 on: February 03, 2007, 04:15:30 PM »
Hope, you can bet that somewhere in Washington or Langley or in some other government or Big Pharma uberfile, they have compiled a whole terrabyte of information on this topic and related stats.
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Offline Cheo63

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #41 on: February 03, 2007, 04:35:23 PM »
I was diagnosed December 1995.   The worst Christmas I've ever had.  I had acquired syphillis and while being treated for it my doctor decided to do an AIDS test and voila, it was discovered that I was hiv+.

Offline Maine242

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #42 on: February 03, 2007, 11:54:32 PM »
I tested Pozitive shortly after the test became easy to get.   I was having swollen glands so my doctor tried many tests and finally did the HIV test.  I was Pozitive.  It was another year before they knew what my counts were.  Since 1986 my T-cell count has been above 400 only twice even though my viral load has varied alot.  The last three years it has been mostly undetectable.  Otherwise, I have continued on with life and worked continuously even through a wasting period.  Hope all of you are doing well.   Joel

Offline blondbeauty

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #43 on: February 04, 2007, 08:00:06 AM »
Infected May/2002. Tested positive 13/October/2005. Started meds 14/august/2006. First undetectable results 3/Jan/2007.
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

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2007, 08:36:03 AM »
Infected Year
  by Razorbill

The decades stretch long
longer than my memory serves;
I think I see faces of lovers,
and smell them and do not remember them.

I marvel at those who remember
day, date, time the very stroke;
how precise their lives must be
mine is a fog.

I'll never know when it passed
to me from whom or when;
or why or where, mostly why
the author shall remain unknown.

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2007, 01:15:15 PM »
As someone who has always had his dancecard filled, I can tell you that I know that I got infected during some of my sluttier years, perhaps between 1996 to the present. Because although I did practice safer sex most of the time, it was apparently not good enough. Where was Ann when I needed her?

P.S. I wish that those that find threads a "waste of time" would just not post, because then you waste your time and ours.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2007, 01:17:48 PM by koi1 »
diagnosed on 11/20/06 viral load 23,000  cd4 97    8%
01/04/07 six weeks after diagnosis vl 53,000 cd4 cd4 70    6%
Began sustiva truvada 01/04/07
newest labs  drawn on 01/15/07  vl 1,100    cd4 119    7%
Drawn 02/10/07
cd4=160 viral load= 131 percentage= 8%
New labs 3/10/07 (two months on sustiva truvada
cd4 count 292  percentage 14 viral load undetectable

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #46 on: February 05, 2007, 04:35:48 AM »
1994... I know this because I was testing every 6 months.  I tested negative in July 1994 and positive in December 1994.  Have the best day
Michael

Offline Ihavehope

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #47 on: February 06, 2007, 04:56:07 PM »
72 people responded to my poll. thats great.
Infected: April 2005
12/6/06 - Diagnosed HIV positive
12/19/06 - CD4 = 240  22% VL = 26,300
1/4/07 - CD4 = 200 16% VL = ?
2/9/07 = Started Kaletra/Truvada
3/13/07 = CD4 = 386 22% VL ?

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #48 on: February 06, 2007, 05:49:34 PM »
Ihavehope...is that a picture of you in your profile?   :-*

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Re: What Year did you get infected?
« Reply #49 on: February 06, 2007, 06:07:14 PM »
Diagnosed in 1987 when I was flying to the US a lot.

Early 1983 I was rushed to the hospital withan extremely high fever of 106 degrees.
Half in come I was put on ice and survived.
That must have been my seroconversion, as far as my doc thinks...

Well, makes me patient 103??

Hemie
Diagnosed in 1987 and still kicking
Viread, Kivexa (Epzicom),Viramune once daily

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.

 


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