|Not sure If I need medication?
May 16, 2002
Hi, I have been HIV positive for over 10 year now and never been on medication. My t-cells are falling but very slowly. on 10/01- t-cells 398, 25, vl 4590 on 1/02 313, 24, 725, and this month 368, 26, 2450... I'm no I'm close to being treated, but should I start now, or could I wait awhile. I think I'm more nervous because I'm leaving for Amsterdam in two weeks and won't be home until June 1st. I'm kind of scared I might get sick over there. Do you think I will be ok until I get home?
| Response from Dr. Young
I'd think that it would be safe to wait; indeed, I'd recommend waiting until you return so that you would have access to your healthcare provider in the event that you had any questions (how, when and with what to take your medications, for example) or had any (god forbid) complications.
Safe travels, BY
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Itchy Balls After Sucking Penis Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Loose Stool After Oral Sex On A Woman Does It Mean I Have HIV
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Oral Sex On A Woman What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Tingling In Fingers After Giving Handjob Worried I Have HIV
- Are Red Bumps A Sign Of An Std?
- Can Antibiotics Cause Vaginal Bleeding?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.