|Hepatitis B Vaccine
Feb 15, 2000
Dear Dr.-I was diagnosed in Sept of last year. Started taking Sustiva and Combivir. Numbers are now CD4 of 228 and viral load of less than 400. I have had one of the three vaccinations for hepatitis. Now for the question -- I am scheduled to go back in mid February to have the numbers checked again. If I get the next in the series of vaccinations will I "mess up" my numbers and possibly not get accurate results? Thanks so much for your help.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Probably not. Since you are on an effective regimen, it is unlikely that your viral load will go up with the vaccination. Keep the appointment.
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