|treatment now or later?
Oct 2, 2005
my t-cells are 385 and viral load is 6090, also hep c+. should i start treatment now?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You don't indicate how long you have been HIV positive or what your previous CD4 count and viral load have been. If these have been relatively stable numbers for some time, you can probably defer treatment for a while. If these are your first numbers, you don't need treatment immediately, but another set of numbers or two can help establish the trend and determine whether you start treatment sooner or later.
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