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Author Topic: Tested positive a few weeks ago...  (Read 2721 times)

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Offline LAKid82

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Tested positive a few weeks ago...
« on: May 23, 2011, 02:09:41 PM »
Blah; This is what I get out of my supposed LTR.

Just got all my blood results back, 189 T-cell / 121,000 VLoad.

Depression is the least of my worries it seems.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Tested positive a few weeks ago...
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2011, 05:12:47 PM »
Hi LA,

Sorry to hear you've tested positive, but glad you found us.

When do you get your next set of labs done?


Offline Jeff G

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Re: Tested positive a few weeks ago...
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2011, 05:15:32 PM »
Welcome LA .
HIV 101 - Basics
HIV 101
You can read more about Transmission and Risks here:
HIV Transmission and Risks
You can read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
You can read more about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
You can read more about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
You can read more about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

Offline hope_for_a_cure

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Re: Tested positive a few weeks ago...
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2011, 05:23:03 PM »
Welcome to the site LA!  The news of testing positive is always a shocker.  Be good to yourself and keep us all posted on how you are doing. 

Offline rocky48

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Re: Tested positive a few weeks ago...
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2011, 08:55:32 PM »

Don't beat yourself up. Just give yourself sometime to adjust.  You have found a wonderful site here with lots of help

Started Atripla on 4/23/11
5/27/11   CD4 - 572 VL - 130
9/30/11   CD4 - 566 VL - UD
3/23/12   CD4 - 640 VL - UD
9/21/12   CD4 - 699 VL - UD


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