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long term nonprogressors who feel really ill

Apr 5, 2004

why do some nonprogressors with undetectable vl's and normal t cell numbers feel very ill, yet others with high vl's and single or double digit cd4's say they feel healthy and well? i'm a long term nonprogressor (undetectable vl for years), but amazingly ill all the time for years...surely amount of vl should be proportionate to intensity of symptoms?

Thank you.


Response from Dr. Holodniy

I have no explanation. It may have something to do with a person's underlying genetic makeup, and possibly other ongoing illnesses, whether they are psychiatric or physical in nature.

RE. CD4 and viral load both climbing? of Mar 28.
confused PLEASE HELP!

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