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Author Topic: Hi new here tested positive in March  (Read 10308 times)

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Offline nickshigh

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Hi new here tested positive in March
« on: July 08, 2022, 08:02:48 pm »
Hey i'm new here I tested positive in March with a viral load of 76 and a CD4 count of 817. I started biktarvy and a month later in April I had another viral load test done and it came back less than 20 copies/ml or not detected. I feel very blessed that I caught it early and my viral load was low when I found out I had it and my CD4 count was high. I'm still just taking my pill once a day and living a normal life without sex.
« Last Edit: July 08, 2022, 08:09:54 pm by nickshigh »

Offline leatherman

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Re: Hi new here tested positive in March
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2022, 07:16:52 am »
I'm still just taking my pill once a day and living a normal life without sex.
good to hear you caught this in time and began treatment early!  :D

btw, when you've been undetectable (not detected, <20) for 6 months, you will no longer be able to transmit HIV and hopefully that can change your normal live without sex into a normal life with sex. Just remember to take precautions against getting other STIs. ;)
leatherman (aka Michael)

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You were leaning in to speak to me
Acting like a mover shaker
Dancing to Madonna then you kissed me
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