Jun 7, 2003
my t cells are strong, 650 but my viral load is 80,000. what should i do regards meds as i am not on any. i have some nausea and thats it.any advice would be appreciated.
Response from Dr. Holodniy
The current recommedations are that treatment should be started when the CD4 count is < 350 and/or the viral load is > 50,000. Your CD4 count is fine, but your viral load is a little higher than I would like to see it. I would probably recommend not starting yet and getting a few more points on the line. If the viral load is staying at that level and the CD4 count and percentage are starting to slip, then I would consider treatment sooner rather than later.
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