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Viral Load - CD4 Count

Jan 16, 2011

I saw my doctor today who informed me that my CD4 is 911 and my viral load is 2,399/ml. I was initially diagnosed with HIV in 1996 and previously had a CD4 count of 851 and was undetectable. I have never taken any medications for HIV. Will I need to start taking meds at this time?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Given how long you have been infected, and that you currently have a CD4 count in the normal range and a very low viral load count, in my opinion, no.

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