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What was your latest count when you started HAART ?

CD4 > 500   VL > 100'000
1 (8.3%)
CD4 > 500   VL < 100'000
1 (8.3%)
CD4 < 500   VL > 100'000
5 (41.7%)
CD4 < 500   VL < 100'000
4 (33.3%)
1 (8.3%)

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Offline John2038

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Your counts when you started meds ?
« on: December 20, 2008, 03:42:50 AM »
Could be nice to precise, if you want to reply:

1) If you feel to have start at the right time ?
2) How have evolves your counts since ?
3) Your cd4%, symptoms
4) How many combo, what was the one you stayed the longest on ?
5) First combo: have you got any side effects ? And now ?

yeah .. my 2nd or 3rd but last poll for this year  ;D

Added Q4/5
« Last Edit: December 20, 2008, 02:13:11 PM by John2038 »

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Re: Your counts when you started meds ?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2008, 12:03:11 PM »
My CD4 was about 440, the lowest it has ever been.

My viral load was around 50,000 or so, I think. Viral loads were not standard of care until just before I started meds. They did not play a major part in the decision to start meds.

To my knowledge, they didn't have percentages back then. Of course, I really don't know what mine is now, either.  Never paid much attention to them.

My CD4s rebounded nicely and have been between 900 and 1,350 since four months after I started meds.

My viral load became undetectable in three or four months, has been undetectable for nearly 13 years now.



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Re: Your counts when you started meds ?
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2008, 12:27:55 PM »
When I started my meds I was over VL100000 and CD4 was 68.
I am currently undetectable with that status about 3 mos after starting Atripla. My CD4s have been a little slow to rise with the highest at 160 and this last draw was 120.
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Re: Your counts when you started meds ?
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2008, 12:29:12 PM »

   Cd4 was 109 and Vl was 309,000....
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Re: Your counts when you started meds ?
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2008, 02:04:39 PM »
latest lab before haart

CD4 = 550 CD4% = 17.7% VL= 450

no symptoms ever excepting swollen lymph nodes since the beginning
first and current combo : sustiva + truvada since 1 day

infected Q4 2006
known to be poz Q3 2007 - routine test


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