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Author Topic: CC and Dentist  (Read 439 times)

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Offline kentfrat1783

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CC and Dentist
« on: December 05, 2018, 07:19:22 pm »
Hi All,

Hope everyone is having a great week.

Well my week started OK but then I read an article on here about going to the Dentist and I had a dentist appointment today.  They know about my status and it hasn't changed anything.  My hygienist even asked if anything has changed since my last visit and even while looking at my chart she said "stay healthy".  It is the same thing she has said for over 10 years and nothing has changed.  I just feel good going someplace that understands the condition. 

I also have my normal doctors appointment at the Cleveland Clinic yesterday and it went well.  They are now starting to work on getting me switched over to another Rx.  They are needing to do some genetic testing first so I have another appointment the end of next month.  The Fellowship doctor was a bit annoyed the insurance was dictating stuff, but the primary specialist actually indicated many of the Rx's they recommended (as in UHC) are good and new.  Some only have two pills in one and not the three that I need but she thinks there is a very promising one.  Just need to wait to get back the genetic testing to make sure that Rx won't kill me. 

But to make the trip worth while I drove over to A Christmas Story house and literally made it with no time remaining to get in a tour.  I felt lucky.

But on the bad note my CD4 count only went up to 174.   :(  I was hoping for at least 200 this time but not that lucky.  Oh well, maybe next time.

Kenneth
12/05/2108 - CD4 174 (18%) VL - <20
08/28/2018 - CD4 166 (15%) VL - <20
05/08/2018 - CD4 106 (11%) VL - <20
03/05/2018 - CD4   90 (10%) VL - <20
12/11/2017 - CD4   60 (  8%) VL - The hospital forgot to run
09/07/2017 - CD4   42 (  6%) VL  54        (1.70)
05/11/2017 - CD4     2 (  1%) VL 169,969 (5.23)
OI's: PCP
Dx`d May 11, 2017
Location: USA

Offline harleymc

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Re: CC and Dentist
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2018, 09:46:18 pm »
 174 might not sound many, but that's two consecutive times you've out-scored me.

Well done!

Offline Jackmydin

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Re: CC and Dentist
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 06:21:53 am »
I'm only 120 or 140.. Latest result will be run on the 19th.lets see who gets to 200 first? :P

Take good care and stay healthy!

Offline kentfrat1783

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Re: CC and Dentist
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 07:25:27 pm »
Lets hope you get to 200 before me @Jackmydin.  Either way sounds like a fund challenge. 

I'm sure you aren't far behind @harleymc. 

We should all hold a 200 party.  I'll be so excited once I get there (if I ever do).  My specialists have already started to talk about me never getting to 500 based on how low I started but who knows. 

I just hope both of you are doing great and enjoy the end of your week. 
12/05/2108 - CD4 174 (18%) VL - <20
08/28/2018 - CD4 166 (15%) VL - <20
05/08/2018 - CD4 106 (11%) VL - <20
03/05/2018 - CD4   90 (10%) VL - <20
12/11/2017 - CD4   60 (  8%) VL - The hospital forgot to run
09/07/2017 - CD4   42 (  6%) VL  54        (1.70)
05/11/2017 - CD4     2 (  1%) VL 169,969 (5.23)
OI's: PCP
Dx`d May 11, 2017
Location: USA

 


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