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Offline SouthSam7

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just got my numbers back
« on: August 16, 2006, 11:23:40 PM »
Hey I thought I would share my new numbers with you all.  My VL is undetectable, and my CD4s are up to 306 up from 220 in April.  I still don't know anyone else with HIV so I had to tell someone!


Sam in 'bama

Offline HIVworker

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2006, 11:28:49 PM »
GREAT NEWS! Thanks for sharing!

Onwards and upwards,

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Offline allopathicholistic

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2006, 11:33:31 PM »
Welcome to Undetectable City!  :D  Hang around why don't you?  8)

Congrats  8)

Offline Eldon

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2006, 11:36:29 PM »
Hi Sam, It is good to hear from you. Also, this is good news that your CD4's went up and you are undetectable!

Get plenty of rest, eat a healthy diet, and get some exercise too.

Offline Robert

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2006, 01:57:47 AM »
those are good numbers Sam.  From your first 3-month follow-up you've been undetectable and your t-cells shows good, healthy growth.  I bet your Dr is pleased too.

T-cells take their time.  But you'll see they make good, steady growth.  Already you jumped almost 40%, going from 220 to 306.  BRAVO!

« Last Edit: August 17, 2006, 02:02:14 AM by Robert »

Offline frenchpat

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2006, 02:55:08 AM »
That's good news Sam.

keep going!

People have the power - Patti Smith

Offline blondbeauty

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2006, 06:35:05 AM »
That is an excellent response to treatment!  ;D
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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 J.R.E.

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2006, 07:24:54 AM »
Hey Sam,

Great news there !! Keep it going !

Take Care------Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 20mg of Atorvastatin, 25 mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Amlodipine Besolate 5mg-- Updated 9/24/2017

Diagnosed positive in 1985,.. In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started on  HAART on October 24th, 2003.

 As of 9/18/2017,  Viral load remains <40
CD 4 @358 /  CD4 % @ 13

 66 years young.

Offline Bartro

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2006, 08:35:13 AM »
Thanks for sharing.  It's always great to hear good news.  Onward and upward (CD4S).

Offline angels4kelly

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2006, 09:27:20 AM »







Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
Failure is not in falling down,
but the staying down

Offline LatinAlexander

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2006, 12:32:28 PM »

Death to the invaders! Long live to the CD4!!!!!

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 RapidRod

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2006, 02:48:35 PM »
Sam that is great news. Keep it up bud.

Offline portuguesecouple

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2006, 07:05:44 PM »
Good news!!!
Tell us anytime...

Offline Blixer

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2006, 07:54:25 PM »
Great news!  I think we all need to do the happy dance!!!
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 appleboy

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2006, 08:05:20 PM »
Fabtabulous!  It is is exciting when you get the undetectable test!  Keep doing what you are doing and know you have friends here!
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Offline fearless

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2006, 11:41:35 PM »
That's great news Sam.
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Offline Life

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2006, 11:46:52 PM »
Sam.... Super Dooper!  Thats heavy duty retreat by "you know who!" ;D

Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: just got my numbers back
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2006, 04:34:57 AM »
Wham BAM Thank you SAM!!!!
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