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Offline xopherwhit

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Hi All!
« on: March 26, 2013, 06:35:03 PM »
Hello everyone!  Introducing myself here.  I've been a member here for a while but only posted one time like months ago.  I was diagnosed on March 4, 2004.  Since then I have been through a roller coaster of emotions with HIV.  I got really sick the end of 2011 and was basically told that I might not make it.  But here I am, alive and kicking.  I didn't start meds until Jan 2012 and have tolerated everything pretty well.  Just here to reach out to more people like myself as where I live people are still kind of ashamed to admit that they are positive.  This I'm sure is the support and caring environment that I've been searching for.  Well. Thanks for reading!   8)
Christopher Whitsett

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Hi All!
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2013, 06:42:49 PM »
Welcome back , I'm happy you decided to rejoin us . 
HIV 101 - Basics
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You can read more about Transmission and Risks here:
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You can read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
You can read more about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Hi All!
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2013, 06:48:44 PM »
Hi Xopher!

Wow, what a story. Glad you are here with us now. ;)

What meds are you on?

POZ since '08

Last Labs-
11-6-14 CD4- 871, UD
6/3/14 CD4- 736, UD 34%
6/25/13 CD4- 1036, UD,
2/4/13, CD4 - 489, UD, 28%

Current Meds: Prezista/Epzicom/ Norvir

Offline xopherwhit

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Re: Hi All!
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2013, 09:44:46 PM »
Thanks for the kind words!  As far as meds....
I started on Isentress, Truvada, and Viramune.  I went to the Dr. today for my lab follow up and I am <<undetectable>>.  But today he also added omeprazole and bupropion XL.  So we'll see how that goes.
Christopher Whitsett


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